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Egyptian TV Anchor Sentenced To One Year Of Hard Labor Over Interview With A Gay Man

Mohamed El-Gheity, a well-known journalist in Egypt who has spoken out against homosexuality, has been sentenced to one year of hard labor for interviewing a gay man last year, a Cairo court ruled Sunday. The Egyptian TV presenter was convicted of promoting debauchery and insulting religions during an episode that aired last August on private satellite channel LTC. During the interview, El-Gheity’s guest, whose face was blurred, shared details about his life as a sex worker so other young Egyptians would not repeat his mistakes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});...
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