Teenage females at a school in Lebanon has spoke out against a sexual harasser high school teacher named Samer Mawlawi, a huge campaign and a large number of students has raised their voice and shared their painful experiences.
The story has begun when an Instagram post by the Students Club, an independent network for students all over Lebanon, shared troubling testimony about a high school teacher named Samer Mawlawi who had allegedly sexually harassed his students, Beirut News Website reported.
Students have shared multiple Whatsapp conversation screenshots where teacher Mawlawi, who currently works at the George Sarraf Official High School in Tripoli and a journalist at Sameriyat News, was caught sexually harassing young females.
According to female testimonies, the teacher used to threaten his students and scare them not to speak up about his sexual harassment. He used to warn his female victims to cut their grades if they complain about him.
No sexual predator should ever feel safe and secure. No institution should ever be complacently silent to protect sexual predators and harassers. Expose them! Shame them! All the love and support for the victims speaking out ❤️✊🏼.— Lina Zhaim ~ لينا (@LinaZhaim) December 6, 2021
Furthermore, high school teacher Mawlawi asked to take photos with his class students where he inappropriately touched them and warned those who refused to take a picture with him and used slang language with them.
The girls also revealed that they went to complain about his attitude to the high school manager who refused in his term to listen to them and instead defended the teacher.
This is the brave girl who exposed Samer Mawlawi after him sexually harassing his students. All the support for the victims speaking out! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/KbRKV2V6op— Zein Mhaidly (@ZeinMhaidly) December 6, 2021
After the huge campaign about the high school teacher, the Students Club organized a protest in front of the George Sarraf Official High School in support of the survivors who raised their vocies againt the sexual harassement.
Moreover, students have also broken the school manager’s office to denounce his no action when girls complained about his attitude.
يقدم نفسه كناشط حقوقي ورئيس تحرير مجلة سامريات الالكترونية.. #سامر_مولوي، مدرس في ثانوية جورج صراف للبنات في طرابلس، استغل منصبه للتحرش بطالباته وتعنيفهن بأبشع الألفاظ. وقد خرجت إحدى الناجيات اليوم لتفضح المولوي 👇👇#إفضحي_متحرش #لبنان #طرابلس pic.twitter.com/Qv3v1ePNff— Hayat Mirshad (@HayatMirshad) December 5, 2021
Huge campaign were launched on social media platform following the #metoo movement, people shared several hashtags to announce their support to the survivors including, "#إفضحي_متحرش #expose_harasser" #سامر_مولوي #Samer_Malawi" and #نصدق_الناجيات #We_Believe_the_survivors".
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