Saturday, November 01, 2014

Egyptian Court Sentences Men In Gay Wedding Party To 3 Years In Prison

AP reports tht in Egypt today, 8 men who were shown in an Internet video as part of a same-sex wedding party were each sentenced to 3 years in prison for "inciting debauchery."  According to AP:
The verdict is the latest in a crackdown by authorities against gays and atheists. The campaign also targets liberal and pro-democracy activists and violators of a draconian law on street protests.
(See prior related posting.)