Her passport was confiscated during her detention. Cross-dressing is likewise illegal. Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Minds section, under my profile Don't show me this message again. And we are not ashamed of that. The development of social media has also created space for a more informal kind of activism which seems to have proved successful in a couple of instances recently.
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This never happened before the uprising, not in broad daylight anyway. It is so alien to the way we see changes in the Arab region. Subscribe Now Subscribe Now.
Why this fixation on transgender people, at the same time as the Arab world is in such political upheaval?