Arrest of Concertgoers an Unjustifiable Attack on Free Expression in Egypt
Egypt’s arrest of seven concertgoers for “promoting sexual deviancy”—for acts such as waving rainbow flags—is an unjustifiable attack on free expression. More
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The vagueness is the point. @ThePlumLineGS gets it right. Lawmakers had many chances to make the Don't Say Gay law clearer; they kept it vague. State guidance has also gone further than the original law, w/ worse penalties. Results are #Chilling #EdScare
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