Kissing in Egypt: A Criminalized Taboo

May 15, 2015   // 0 Comments

By: Mohamed Khairat     -Huff Post World Post "You are not allowed to do this here," boomed a slightly underweight and frail-looking security guard at a shopping center in Cairo shortly as I broke away from hugging a female friend good bye. My 14-year-old self's first response, after having read news of arrests due to public displays of affection, was "Hugging is okay. Kissing is not!" Th...

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