Tag: Egypt

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 [...]
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 [...]
Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist Sara Hegazy dies by suicide

Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist Sara Hegazy dies by suicide

Sara Hegazy, 30, committed suicide on Sunday, June 14, more than two years after she was arrested for raising the rainbow LGBTQ+ pride flag in Cairo. [...]
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 [...]
1 year in Egyptian prison. The crime? Interviewing a gay man

1 year in Egyptian prison. The crime? Interviewing a gay man

Egypt thinks merely interviewing a gay man is a crime. From the African Human Rights Media Network COMMENTARY By Gerard Adams [...]
Egyptian actor pushes for LGBT rights

Egyptian actor pushes for LGBT rights

Amid Egypt's continuing repression of its LGBT citizens, dissidents, political activists and journalists, actor Khaled Abol Naga keeps promoting LGBT [...]
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