Egypt is 'hunting down' and jailing gay men for waving rainbow flag - ThinkProgress

All 11 people arrested in Egypt this past week face years of prison and probation. CREDIT: Amr Nabil/AP Photo. Six men arrested in Egypt for “promoting sexual deviancy” on social media will be subjected to “anal examinations” before their October 1 ...

Egypt: Stop Anti-LGBT Crackdown, Intimidation - Human Rights Watch

Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila performs in Ehden town, Lebanon in August 2017. Following a Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo, Egypt in September 2017, where several concertgoers waved a rainbow flag, security forces rounded up at least eleven people ...

Report: Egypt 'Hunting Down Gays,' Forcing Anal Exams - Daily Beast

Six Egyptian men arrested for “debauchery” and “promoting sexual deviancy” on social media are now facing forced anal exams, Reuters reports, citing judicial sources and a top human rights group. The men, members of a group arrested for holding up a ...

Egypt: Six men facing anal examinations for 'debauchery' amid homophobic crackdown - Amnesty International

Six men arrested for “promoting sexual deviancy” and “debauchery” will be subjected to invasive forensic anal examinations said Amnesty International, ahead of their trial tomorrow on Sunday 1 October. The arrests, on the evening of 27 September, came ...