More than 20 people arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality

June 19, 2015 17:28

More than 20 people have been arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality, according to reports.

The LGBT people were arrested in Agadir, according to Buzzfeed, and were charged with “incitement to corruption.”

The Aswat Collective, an LGBT rights group, posted an image of a newspaper article saying the people, who were both gay and trans, were arrested.

The headline, from Al Massae newspaper read: “More than 20 gay accused of spreading corruption arrested in Agadir.”

They were arrested on 16 June, reports the newspaper.