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Crackdown on LGBT as Egypt Jails 16

Sixteen men arrested last month during a crackdown on homosexuality by the authorities in Egypt have been sentenced to three years in prison.

They were arrested when rainbow flags were raised at a concert in September which provoked a public outcry, says the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).

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A court in Cairo found 14 of them guilty of “inciting debauchery” and “abnormal sexual relations” on Sunday. The other two were convicted on Monday.

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