The Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Al-Tayeb, demanded the application of the most deterrent penalties against child molesters, after the incident of a video of harassment of a child being circulated in Maadi.
The Sheikh of Al-Azhar said in his session today, Tuesday at the headquarters of the Al-Azhar Sheikhdom, that child molestation is “a perverted behavior that is forbidden. Normal souls pay no attention, and are criminalized by all laws and laws.” To be absolute and devoid of any condition or context. “
The Synod pointed out that child molestation is a “unpleasant phenomenon contrary to humanity, peace, chivalry, and the perfection of manhood”, calling on society to tighten monitoring of harassers and reporting them, to educate children about their criminal acts, and to raise awareness of the crime of harassment as a shameful behavior that needs to be faced strictly, calling upon the community to “confront this phenomenon through Curricula and its coverage in the media, social media and the whereabouts of children, in a way that fits the nature of the child’s age.
The Synod stressed the need to support children and their families in demanding their rights, and to “activate laws that deter harassers,” praising the efforts of individuals and institutions “to confront this crime and address it, and to tighten the siege on harassers; to preserve values and protect the child,” calling on everyone to “take positive attitudes towards The crimes of harassment in general and child molestation in particular, because it may interfere with the child in determining the behavior and his inability to confront the harasser. Negativity towards the harasser is abhorrent, and he must be prevented and handed over to the responsible authorities.