Monday, September 08, 2014

Egypt Arrests 7 Who Appeared In Video Of Same-Sex Wedding

AlJazeera yesterday  reported that Egypt has arrested seven men on charges of inciting debauchery and publishing indecent images after a video of them taking part in the country's first same-sex wedding went viral on social media.  The wedding took place last April, but went viral in August. Authorities identified 9 of the 16 people in the video, and arrested 7 of them. Those arrested were remanded in custody for up to four days, and "medical tests" of the men were ordered.