Two Men Charged In Alleged Gay Porn Ring In Kenya

Kenya FlagFebruary 24, 2015 – Reported by BuzzFeed.com – KWALE, Kenya — Two men alleged by police to be part of an illegal gay pornography ring were charged before a magistrate Tuesday, after undergoing court-ordered anal exams, in the coastal Kenyan county of Kwale.

They were arrested last week after allegedly pornographic photographs were published on a local blog. The Star, one of Kenya’s biggest national newspapers, republished some of the photographs, blurring the men’s faces but further stoking community outcry.

The men were arrested when community members said they identified the two from the photographs. One was being beaten by a mob as police arrested him, according to lawyers representing the two men.

The men were charged Tuesday with “practicing unnatural offenses” and with possessing “for the purpose of public exhibition” two CDs with content the prosecution alleges “corrupt[s] morals.” It provided no further details about the CDs — or the 100 photographs the prosecution last week told the court it has uncovered.

The prosecutor also tabled an “alternative count,” which will only be considered by the magistrate if she acquits the two men of unnatural offenses violations. That count alleges that the two men “jointly committed an indecent act with an adult” who is a third party…story continued below…

via Two Men Charged In Alleged Gay Porn Ring In Kenya – BuzzFeed News.

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