Report an issue with this case summary. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Hochrein, a spokesman for the Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung Foundation, which fights to advance the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, told the Post: However, as the country is under war, and law enforcement is not functioning properly, death squads operate in the country, killing homosexuals. Bombings and assassinations continue to happen almost daily - this is why the United Nations said it is unsafe to remove refugees to that city.
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Iraqi cleric Sadr rejecting violence against homosexuals ‘important step’
For the countries of concern featured in this report, we will provide updates every quarter so you can follow human rights developments in these countries, and see what actions the UK is taking. Mauritania In Mauritania, high treason, premeditated murder, torture and acts of terrorism are considered capital crimes, although the latest execution occurred in , against three army officers sentenced to death for an attempted coup d'etat. Once exposed, family and community members, along with the authorities, are often complicit in abuses against LGBT individuals. In some areas, we distributed over 12, brochures to promote ourselves. Al-Qaeda in Iraq, seeking to cause sectarian divide, is thought to be responsible for many of the attacks. Another two men were injured in the same attack and hospitalized as a result. The second is the Hadith, the collection of the Prophet's actions.
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Knife-wielding ex-soldier, 22, is jailed for three years after he wore a The bodies were then hung up in Palmyra's Freedom Square for two days, each with a placard on his chest: If you're worried that stock prices can't get much higher, you might want to review this list of market indicators. We also have concerns about the number of prisoners who have died while in detention, along with the level of security at some prisons. A revised Palestinian strategy. Gays under ISIS rule are terrified to speak, and most who flee abroad go into hiding.
Gays in Iraq express solidarity with gays in Malawi. The human rights organisation Rasan is set to cover the walls of their city in new murals, designed to raise awareness of the rights of LGBT people and encourage dialogue within their mainly Sunni Kurdish society. Syrian rebel factions have killed or abused gays as well. His first sexual relation with a man took place in the beginning of the s. Meanwhile, the London-based group Iraqi LGBT says five of its members in Baghdad have been sentenced to death by the government for running or belonging to a banned organization, and that the executions will be carried out promptly. Making water out of air. We believe a war has been launched by the Iraqi Government and its establishment against gay people.