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Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Cairo court releases two more from LGBTQ crackdown

A Cairo court ordered the release on bail of two people who were arrested during the LGBTQ crackdown that followed Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila’s Egypt concert, Reuters reports. Sarah Hegazy and Ahmed Alaa paid EGP 2,000 each. 17 others of those arrested had been released at the end of November, but their cases are still ongoing.

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