Four Students Arrested In Egypt For 'Harlem Shake' | Roland Martin Reports

Four Students Arrested In Egypt For ‘Harlem Shake’

Source: Agence France Presse / The Huffington Post

Egyptian police said Saturday they have arrested four students who filmed themselves publicly dancing in their underwear, as more people around the world emulate a viral dance craze called the “Harlem Shake.”

The four pharmaceutical students shocked residents of a middle class Cairo neighbourhood when they removed most of their clothes and videotaped themselves performing the pelvis-thrusting dance, a police official said.

The hostile audience tried to assault the students, who are accused of committing “a scandalous act,” the official added.

Egypt has strict public indecency laws.

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