Egypt: TV journalist faces trial over raid on 'gay' bathhouse

An Egyptian TV journalist will face trial for defamation and spreading false news after she orchestrated a raid on an alleged gay bathhouse in Cairo.

Mona Iraqi tipped off police before entering 'the den of male sex' on the night of 7 December. She filmed as 33 men were arrested and paraded naked out of the bathhouse. The footage was then broadcast on al-Qahira wal Nas news and made international headlines.

Twenty-six men, including the bathhouse owner and four employees, were tried for debauchery but cleared due to lack of evidence after undergoing humiliating anal exams. Read More