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They are used to doing so because they are that most unacceptable of things in Egypt–gay men.One of them, ‘Horus’ (he is too afraid of persecution to use his real name) describes how he was once detained and sexually harassed by police. He describes how someone he knows was kept in prison for six months without trial, tortured daily and raped publicly by both guards and prisoners.Allegations of torture and ill-treatment should be promptly and thoroughly investigated; and, if convicted, alleged perpetrators punished.

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I meet two young men in one of the hundreds of coffee shops, replete with mirror tiles and sisha pipes, that litter the streets.

They are energetic and expressive, but — despite the noisy clink-clink of tea glasses around us — they speak in fearful, hushed tones.

Arresting or detaining people based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity is by definition arbitrary and violates international law – including rights to inter alia privacy, non-discrimination, equality before the law and equal protection of the law.

Arresting and detaining people for legitimately expressing themselves – including by displaying a rainbow flag – is also arbitrary and violates individuals’ right to freedom of expression.

Some were allegedly subjected to electric shocks, beatings, forced shaving and various other forms of humiliation apparently in an attempt to make them incriminate themselves and others.

While all those detained have reportedly been released, several served terms of administrative detention based on charges of “hooliganism” and “resisting a police order”.

Under Article 14 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which Nigeria is a party, everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing, unless proceedings need exceptionally to be held in camera.

Any restrictions on the public nature of a trial, including for the protection of national security, must be both necessary and proportionate, as assessed on a case-by-case basis.

The trials, which are being conducted by four judges, began on Monday at a civilian court set up at a military base and detention centre at Kanji in Niger state.

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