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Egypt escalates LGBTI crackdown with fresh wave of arrests and anal examinations :The Egyptian authorities have arrested 22 people over the past three days alone, stepping up a campaign of persecution against LGBTI people in the country which began after a rainbow flag was displayed at a Mashrou’ Leila concert in Cairo provoking a public outcry, Amnesty International said today.

The arrests bring the total number of people who have been detained based on their perceived sexual orientation to 33 – 32 men and one woman – since the Public Prosecutor announced an investigation into the rainbow flag “incident” on 25 September. The Forensic Medical Authority has carried out anal examinations on at least five of those arrested…

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Egypt escalates LGBTI crackdown with fresh wave of arrests and anal examinations :The Egyptian authorities have arrested 22 people over the past three days alone, stepping up a campaign of persecution against LGBTI people in the country which began after a rainbow flag was displayed at a Mashrou’ Leila concert in Cairo provoking a public outcry, Amnesty International said today.The arrests bring the total number of people who have been detained based on their perceived sexual orientation to 33 – 32 men and one woman – since the Public Prosecutor announced an investigation into the rainbow flag “incident” on 25 September. The Forensic Medical Authority has carried out anal examinations on at least five of those arrested…Egypt escalates LGBTI crackdown with fresh wave of arrests and anal examinations :The Egyptian authorities have arrested 22 people over the past three days alone, stepping up a campaign of persecution against LGBTI people in the country which began after a rainbow flag was displayed at a Mashrou’ Leila concert in Cairo provoking a public outcry, Amnesty International said today.The arrests bring the total number of people who have been detained