Egyptian journalist Mouna el-Iraqi made the headlines a year ago when she wrote about and filmed a was used by gays for sexual liaisons.
Along with her crew, she brought police officers who arrested 21 young men at the bath and brought to trial.
A tech expert recently aired a spicy conversation between him and his female boss, making millions of viewers privy to an intimate conversation between he and his lover, according to a report from Gawker.
Laporte is a man who has based his name and career around his web-savvy, teaching eager listeners how to best use the internet and technology on his netcast network called TWIT.tv, which streams 27 radio shows- four of which he is the host.
Nonetheless, the refugee was sentenced on a slew of charges, including “inciting debauchery” and “solicitation to commit immoral acts in public.” The case comes amid a crackdown on the gay community in Egypt, and also recently on atheists, that has gone hand in hand with a wider campaign against all forms of dissent and diversity in a country gripped by rising nationalism and a militant insurgency.
A police officer acted as an agent provocateur, talking him up on a sex chat site. While many countries clamp down on prostitution, Egypt doesn’t only crack down on sex for sale but on anyone whose sexual practices are not heterosexual.Never miss Icq-chatrooms.updates: Start reading the news feed of ICQ CHAT ROOMS Blogspot right away!Warning: This site contains some obscene material or profanity, so we cannot display its news.The defendant’s lawyer, Ahmed Hossam, denied allegations that his client engaged in gay sex, and called into question the legality of convicting a person for online activity. The crime was in the imagination of the officer himself. Second, sending personal messages is unconstitutional? Searching an innocent person isn’t allowed according to criminal procedure code in Egypt,” Hossam told the Independent, adding that an appeal for the case was immediately filed.There was no immediate reaction from Egyptian authorities.