Mazbouh's father during a press conference in Beirut.
A previous version of this article, citing local media reports, incorrectly stated that Mazbouh was released Sunday. It later emerged that Mazbouh was still in detention, but a decision had been made to release her in the coming days.
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A Lebanese women detained in Egypt was released from jail Sunday after the Egyptian Court of Appeals amended her previous sentence to one year and suspended it local media outlets reported. Mona Mazbouh was arrested in May as she was leaving Cairo, after a video of her lashing out at sexual harassment in Egypt and calling Egyptians "dirty" and "pimps" began circulating, the Associated Press reported at the time. "The girl is dying, crying all day and night, and now she's thinking of committing suicide," Mazbouh's father said at the time. Her sentence was later reduced to eight years after Mazbouh's lawyers filed an appeal with the Egyptian Court.
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