TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Berlo, Beth
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Bay Windows;11/23/2001, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15859042

 

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