Inside Egypt’s LGBT Crackdown: One Band’s Story

Inside Egypt’s LGBT Crackdown: One Band’s Story:

We need to pay attention to what’s happening in Egypt. @rollingstone has the story:

“Between September 19th and October 15th, Abdel Hameed says 70 individuals have been arrested in the latest crackdown – including two concertgoers who are alleged to have held up the pride flag at the Mashrou’ Leila concert. Twenty-seven have already been convicted with sentences ranging from six months to six years in prison, and seven have been acquitted or released. The two who were charged with raising the pride flag are facing more serious charges under Egypt’s national security prosecution, Abdel Hameed says.“

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