“Women have been living with this and now are talking about it,” she added.It was among the deadliest attacks in recent memory to target Egypt's Coptic minority, which makes up around 10 percent of the population and was largely supportive of the military overthrow of a freely elected Islamist president in 2013.Illustrative - eight Egyptian men convicted for "inciting debauchery" following their appearance in a video of an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat leave the defendant's cage in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Nov. (AP/Hassan Ammar, File) A Syrian refugee in Egypt was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for allegedly soliciting gay sex over the internet, after police set up a sting operation to catch homosexuals online.The refugee was convicted based on his chat history with an undercover officer from Egypt’s Morality Police, who posed as a gay man on social media, according to a Wednesday report in the Egypt Independent.If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.Twenty-three-year-old Waleed uses the Internet to catch up on the news, check the latest football scores and also meet women. Three such cyber exchanges in fact led to face-to-face meetings.Nonetheless, the refugee was sentenced on a slew of charges, including “inciting debauchery” and “solicitation to commit immoral acts in public.” The case comes amid a crackdown on the gay community in Egypt, and also recently on atheists, that has gone hand in hand with a wider campaign against all forms of dissent and diversity in a country gripped by rising nationalism and a militant insurgency.
While Egyptian law does not specifically outlaw homosexuality, those suspected of engaging in homosexual activity can be charged under the country’s morality laws which prohibit debauchery and other indecent public acts.
Online dating can be difficult for women The AARP also says that seniors are a common target of these scams.
Again, both men and women can and have fallen victim to online dating scammers, but women tend to be targeted more aggressively.
“We receive many complaints from women who want a divorce because their husbands are meeting other women in chat rooms and cheating on their wives.”According to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, in 2007 an Egyptian couple files for divorce every six minutes, with a third of marriages in Egypt breaking up in the first year.
Most of the time my clients are facing marital problems, and they come to me when they are on the brink of divorce,” said Abier Barbari, an Egyptian psychologist who has been practicing as a private counselor in Cairo since 2001.