Harsh penalties in Egyptian gay trials bring global calls for freedom and change

Berlo, Beth
November 2001
Bay Windows;11/23/2001, pN.PAG
Reports that human rights groups from around the world are calling on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to pardon several men convicted of debauchery and contempt of religion in 2001. Argument presented by defense lawyers in the case; Action taken by Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on the case; Position of the government on homosexuality.


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