An Egyptian film star Rania Youssef will face trial next January for promoting immorality.
Her offence was that she attended the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram reported on Saturday.
Rania Youssef will face a trial in January in Cairo after receiving a number of complaints about her attire, accusing her of inciting immorality and promoting vice.
The actress turned heads at the closing ceremony of the festival on Thursday when she appeared in a black dress that exposed what some commentators described as a swimsuit beneath it.
The pictures of the 44-year-old star left social media users divided, with some calling her names and other defending her right to wear what she wants.
“This dress and design is called ‘I forgot my trousers while going to be honoured,” wrote one Twitter user.
Another user said Rania’s appearance will help…