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Amnesty condemns ruling

Publish date: 04 December 2017
Issue Number: 754
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: general

* Amnesty International has condemned an Egyptian court's sentencing of 16 men to three years in prison each on 'debauchery' charges and urges authorities to overturn the ruling. Najia Bounaim of the Britain-based rights groups says the sentences were another example of Egypt's ongoing persecution of homosexuals and the LGBT community.

- News24