Egyptian lawyer says raping women in torn jeans is 'duty'

Lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh said women who wear ripped jeans should be raped He said it was a man's 'national duty' to sexually assault these women He said a woman's choice to wear ripped jeans 'invited men to harass them' 

By Sara Malm for MailOnline

Published: 12:18 GMT, 1 November 2017 | Updated: 12:20 GMT, 1 November 2017

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An Egyptian lawyer has unsurprisingly come under attack after stating that a woman who wore ripped jeans should be raped.

Nabih al-Wahsh said that if a woman wore such trousers she deserved to be sexually assaulted and harassed, and said it was an Egyptian man's 'national duty' to rape her. 

The jaw-dropping comments came during a television appearance  on satellite channel Al-Assema.

Shocking: Lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh said that if a woman wore ripped jeans she deserved to be sexually assaulted and harassed

Shocking: Lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh said that if a woman wore ripped jeans she deserved to be sexually assaulted and harassed

Al-Wahsh appeared on the talk show where the invited guests were discussing laws on

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