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Behind the Aegis

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Thu Feb 15, 2024, 04:28 AM Feb 15

Houthis in Yemen will publicly stone & crucify 9 gay men in "gruesome public spectacles"

A Houthi court in Dhamar, Yemen, has sentenced nine people to death on homosexuality charges, according to Amnesty International. Seven were sentenced to be executed by stoning and two by crucifixion. Twenty-three others were sentenced to six months to ten years in prison on various charges, including homosexuality, “spreading immorality,” and “immoral acts.”

Videos have already been posted to social media of two people being flogged in public, perhaps in front of the men’s homes.

Additionally, a Houthi court in Ibb, Yemen, sentenced 13 students to death and three others to flogging for “spreading homosexuality,” according to Agence France-Presse (AFP).

Another 35 people have been detained on homosexuality charges, sources said.


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Houthis in Yemen will publicly stone & crucify 9 gay men in "gruesome public spectacles" (Original Post) Behind the Aegis Feb 15 OP
Horrible. I'm not sure about "spreading homosexuality." brer cat Feb 15 #1
Good grief-how is this not a bigger story? jfz9580m Feb 15 #2
I hope Alabama doesn't hear about it. They'd use stones instead of nitrogen. Wonder Why Feb 15 #3
Thank you for posting. Why are these Houthi atrocities not bigger international news? SunSeeker Feb 15 #4
This is insane Chi67 Feb 15 #5


(14,529 posts)
2. Good grief-how is this not a bigger story?
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 06:12 AM
Feb 15

At least a cursory search didn’t even bring up any references to it outside more or less GLBT magazines..


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