It is intended to help newly married women fool their husbands into believing they are virgins - culturally important in a conservative Middle East where sex before marriage is considered by many to be illicit.The product leaks a blood-like substance when inserted and broken. But the company did not answer emails and phone calls seeking comment on whether it had orders from Egypt or other parts of the Middle East.
Prosecutors also sometimes charge gay people with "blasphemy," which is also considered a crime in Egypt, which has severe limits on free speech.
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Such punishment could include slayings at the hands of relatives, a practice more commonly referred to as honour killings and common in the more conservative tribal areas of the Middle East.
The product is also causing a buzz on Egyptian blogs and news sites."If this thing enters Egypt, the country is going to go to waste.