In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, second right, and other officials follow a soldier carrying medals in Cairo on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/MENA, Sheriff Abd el-Moneim)
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Eight Egyptian men were sentenced to three years in jail on Saturday on charges of spreading indecent images and inciting debauchery after they appeared in an online video purporting to show the country's first gay marriage ceremony.Gay marriage is not legal in Egypt, a conservative Muslim society where the footage, which went viral on social media sites in August, caused a stir online.The men were first charged in September when a public prosecutor's statement said that the images were "humiliating, regrettable and would anger God", concluding that they constituted a criminal act.
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