Entry #5453: Homosexual activity in Egypt

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionEgypt
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateFeb 11, 2017
End DateSep 18, 2018
Description3 or six months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#egypt


32 Revisions

32. Revision #14202 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Note3 or six months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws. 3 months or six months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws.
31. Revision #13540 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Note3 months or six months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws. 3 months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#egypthttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf
30. Revision #13078 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-09-182018-08-18
Note3 months to 3 years in prison under public morality laws. 3 months to 3 years in prison. not enforced.
29. Revision #12129 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-182018-08-07
28. Revision #11714 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-072018-07-20
27. Revision #10716 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-202018-07-11
26. Revision #9942 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-112018-07-05
25. Revision #9941 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
24. Revision #9636 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-052018-07-02
Note3 months to 3 years in prison. not enforced.3 months to 3 years in prison.
23. Revision #9574 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-022018-06-26
Note3 months to 3 years in prison. 3 months to 3 years in prison.
22. Revision #9380 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
Note3 months to 3 years in prison.Not enforced.
21. Revision #9378 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueLegalMale illegal, female legal
End Date2018-06-262018-06-23
NoteNot enforced.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps. Not enforced.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/16/after-grim-year-lgbt-rights-way-forward https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Law https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/04/26/police-are-ensnaring-gay-men-in-egypt-through-dating-apps/
20. Revision #9363 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps. Not enforced.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps. Not prosecuted.
19. Revision #9308 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-232018-06-02
18. Revision #8097 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-022018-06-01
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps. Not prosecuted.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps.
17. Revision #8048 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-012018-04-26
16. Revision #7664 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-262018-04-18
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language.
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/16/after-grim-year-lgbt-rights-way-forward https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Law https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/04/26/police-are-ensnaring-gay-men-in-egypt-through-dating-apps/https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/16/after-grim-year-lgbt-rights-way-forward https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Law
15. Revision #7510 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-182018-04-10
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language only in practice.
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/16/after-grim-year-lgbt-rights-way-forward https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Lawhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Law
14. Revision #7398 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
13. Revision #7383 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-102018-04-05
12. Revision #7342 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Value Specialambiguous
End Date2018-04-052018-04-01
11. Revision #7144 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legal
Value Specialambiguous
End Date2018-04-012018-03-23
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language only in practice. three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language.
10. Revision #7010 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-232018-03-16
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://web.archive.org/web/20140711104602/http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/EGYPT/Lawhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/
9. Revision #6745 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-162018-03-01
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. Not enforced.
8. Revision #6212 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. Not enforced.three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language.
7. Revision #6190 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-012018-02-25
6. Revision #6158 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/https://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
5. Revision #6055 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-252017-09-25
4. Revision #3581 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
End Date2017-09-252017-09-20
3. Revision #3512 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-202017-09-06
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language. three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US 3 between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)
2. Revision #3262 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Start Date2017-02-110000-01-01
End Date2017-09-062017-02-11
1. Revision #2158 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
Notethree months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US 3 between 3 dollars and 40 dollars) three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US 3 between 3 dollars and 40 dollars