Naira Salah’s Death Sparks Outcry for Justice on Social Media


After blackmail and extortion, on 29 February, the 19-year-old university student, Naira Salah, lost her life. Following a dispute between Salah and Shorouk, her university colleague, the latter took compromising pictures of Salah in the dormitory bathroom and threatened to circulate the photos on the internet. She then sent the pictures to a male colleague, Taha Al-Tamili, to blackmail Salah, and they planned to threaten and publicly shame her at the university unless she apologized to them. Using the university group chat on WhatsApp, they sent a poll, asking people to vote on when to publish the photos taken of Salah, demanding that Salah apologize in the group chat. Salah conformed and apologized on the group chat, making members of the group think that the argument was over. Nonetheless, Salah was soon pronounced dead, catching people by surprise. Salah was a college girl studying veterinary medicine at Al-Arish University. She was loved by her family and friends, and known for having a strong religious faith. Her mother is a nurse, and her father is a lawyer’s assistant. On the day of her demise, Salah called her mother telling her that…

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