A court ruled Tuesday that the interior minister has the power to protect “the general benefits, religious values, social morals of society and to prevent the spreading of social ills.”
“Ground forces will enter the war,” an Egyptian military official tells BuzzFeed News.
Anal exams are performed by police in many countries that criminalize homosexuality — and they base their work on 150-year-old European science. BuzzFeed News’ J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report from Cairo.
“This means they are totally innocent and the case is totally closed,” a defense lawyer told BuzzFeed News.
“The [bathhouse] case has become a kind of fulcrum for different kinds of people to say ‘no’ to different kinds of oppression from the regime,” an activist said. J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report from Cairo.
No trial court has ever cleared Egyptians of charges of homosexuality in a high profile case, say human rights activists. J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report for BuzzFeed News from the courthouse in Cairo.
“If you are atheist and you heard this announcement, it was like the state saying, ‘We are coming for you next.’”
Construction problems, over-reaching budgets, and questionable projections are already plaguing the construction of an addition to the Suez Canal.
Last month, the Egyptian army announced it had come up with a cure for Hepatitis C and AIDS. Despite the cure being widely ridiculed, many desperate Egyptians are now banking on it.
The prime minister had tried to resign three times before.
“As long as we have the internet, they can’t wipe us out.”
Story developing: James Henry Lunn, a 66-year-old U.S. citizen, was found dead in his Egyptian prison cell Sunday morning. But nobody seems to know what he was doing there.