Tag: Bedayaa

Road Codes: Tracking anti-LGBTQ+ harrassment in Egypt

Road Codes: Tracking anti-LGBTQ+ harrassment in Egypt

LGBTQ Egyptians have a new tool to help them stay safe -- Bedayaa's "Road Codes" platform, which allows users to mark and share the location of incide [...]
Hate speech on Facebook: Some progress, much remains to be done

Hate speech on Facebook: Some progress, much remains to be done

Facebook has taken action to slow the spread of hate speech in response to protests by LGBTIQ+ activists in the Middle East and North Africa. But more [...]
Sudan drops death penalty for homosexuality

Sudan drops death penalty for homosexuality

The East African nation of Sudan has removed the death penalty as a punishment for homosexuality, leaving life imprisonment as the maximum penalty for [...]
Egyptian activists seek global support to end LGBTQ persecution

Egyptian activists seek global support to end LGBTQ persecution

In response to the recent suicide of queer activist Sarah Hegazy, the Egyptian and Sudanese LGBTQ+ Bedayaa Organization criticized mistreatment of LGB [...]
Repression in Egypt: 92 LGBTIQ+ arrests last year

Repression in Egypt: 92 LGBTIQ+ arrests last year

Egyptian police continued to harass LGBTIQ+ people last year, entrapping some of them through dating apps and arresting dozens of others at random on [...]
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