Egypt: The government's continuing crackdown on homosexuality
During the past 12 months, a massive police crackdown against homosexual men has terrified the country’s gay community and raised a chorus of criticism from human rights groups in Europe and America.
Newsweek reports that because of the strict societal taboos against homsosexuality, Egyptian human-rights groups have shunned such cases, leaving it to a handful of local gay activists to raise legal fees and provide other support.
Submitted on Thu, 03/14/2002 - 00:00
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