Entry #1671: Same-sex marriage in Egypt

Current Version

RegionEgypt
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionSame-sex marriage has never been recognized in Egypt.
Sourceshttp://www.hrw.org/reports/2004/egypt0304/9.htm


Revision History (2)

Revision by danlev

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegalUnrecognized
NoteHomosexuality itself is not illegal but the government uses different laws to prison Gay people but constitutionally it is legal.Same-sex marriage has never been recognized in Egypt.

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNot legalLegal
NoteAs homosexuality is illegal, same sex marriage is also illegalHomosexuality itself is not illegal but the government uses different laws to prison Gay people but constitutionally it is legal.
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "Same-sex marriage has never been recognized in Egypt and its status as illegal has never been ambiguous."
  • Status is not correct "I am a lawyer in Egypt. Homosexuality is absolutely not illeagle. It is frowned upon but not punishable at all. Gay marriage is not recognised by the state, but being gay and commuting Homosexuality acts in public is legal"
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality is not illegal but the government uses different laws to prison Gay people but constitutionally it is legal"

vviet93 created this entry.