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Egypt: Torture and imprisonment for actual or perceived sexual orientation

, Index number: MDE 12/033/2001

This report documents cases of people in Egypt discriminated against on the grounds of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, including being brought before an unfair trial and sentenced to imprisonment. Amnesty International has received several reports of Egyptians, including a 17-year-old boy, who have been tortured and ill-treated in connection with their alleged sexual orientation.

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