Friday, December 09, 2011

HR & International Law Professor Discusses LGBT Rights Post Arab Spring

El Menyawi discusses possibilities of LGBT activism in the wake of the Arab Spring - The Daily Princetonian: "


Ever since 2001 under the regime of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak, governments in the Arab world openly attacked and discriminated against LGBT people, many of whom were scared into suppressing their sexuality in the hopes of remaining safe, he explained. Outside the reach of the government, however, LGBT activists persisted underground and have since resurged during the call for human rights as part of the Arab Spring.

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