Liberals and Islamists clash over Morocco "gay wedding"

Published: March 13, 2008

Liberals and Islamists clash over Morocco "gay wedding"

Morocco (Reuters) – When rumors of a "gay wedding" spread through the northern Moroccan town of Ksar el Kebir, the only evidence produced was a video on YouTube of a man dancing suggestively in women’s clothes.

Three months later, four people are in prison accused of homosexual acts, Islamists are decrying a decline in public morals and liberals are warning that the north African kingdom risks sleep-walking into extremism.

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