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Abdulla Al-Khal

Morocco Instagram influencer apologises for role in outing of gay men

13 May 2020

LONDON/TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender Instagram influencer blamed for a wave of homophobic attacks in Morocco apologised on Wednesday for encouraging her followers to download dating apps that were then used to locate and publicly out gay men.

Morocco Instagram influencer apologises for role in outing of gay men

13 May 2020

LONDON/TUNIS, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender Instagram influencer blamed for a wave of homophobic attacks in Morocco apologised on Wednesday for encouraging her followers to download dating apps that were then used to locate and publicly out gay men.

Gay Moroccans face blackmail, bullying after they were outed online

23 Apr 2020

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Moroccan men on gay dating apps have seen their pictures leaked online in recent weeks, rights groups said, in an ‘outing’ campaign targeting LGBT+ Arabs that has raised concern about vulnerable users of apps like Grindr.

Gay Moroccans face blackmail, bullying after they were outed online

23 Apr 2020

TUNIS, April 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Moroccan men on gay dating apps have seen their pictures leaked online in recent weeks, rights groups said, in an ‘outing’ campaign targeting LGBT+ Arabs that has raised concern about vulnerable users of apps like Grindr.

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