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As Taliban threats grow, LGBT+ Afghans struggle for work and food

Checkpoints have become hotspots, the LGBT+ people said, with armed Taliban guards searching people's phones for any evidence that would reveal their sexuality or gender identity.

By REUTERS
26/01/2022
The IDF West Bank Courts continues to be disrupted by political and legal battle.

Man charged for antisemitic banner hung over California overpass

The defendant, identified as 40-year-old Robert Frank Wilson, is also facing charges for assaulting his neighbor while shouting homophobic slurs on November 10.

LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

Thousands of LGBTQ+ Israelis receive messages saying they 'deserve death'

Thousands of LGBTQ+ Israelis received text messages saying they "deserve severe punishment, death and deportation."

20/12/2021

Treatment of LGBTQ people across Middle East examined in new report

Lethal homophobia exists in a number of Muslim-majority countries, according to the report, and the death penalty is a common punishment for same-sex activity in multiple countries.

Jewish LGBTQ+ youth threatened with murder ahead of concert

It seems the threat is double-sided: On the one hand, these kinds of events are often targeted by homophobes, while on the other hand being targeted by antisemites.

Pride flag at Jerusalem Pride march, June 2021

LGBTQ+ youth violently attacked in Jerusalem on way to trans conference

LGBTQ+ youth were violently attacked by teenagers near the Jerusalem Central Bus Station while bystanders looked on and did nothing.

14/11/2021
A Nazi armband with a swastika displayed in the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Prosecutor investigates anti-LGBT, Nazi march in downtown Madrid

Protesters wore T-shirts and tattoos of fascist and Nazi symbols, and some made the Nazi salute, Reuters witnesses said.

By REUTERS
20/09/2021

Iran president Raisi said homosexuality is ‘nothing but savagery’

The new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi declared in an anti-gay tirade in 2014 that same-sex relations are “nothing but savagery.”

Pride flag at Jerusalem Pride march, June 2021

14 years in prison for attempted murder of brother over homosexuality

The two brothers arrived at the hostel accompanied by their friend, and one of them attacked the youngest brother, stabbing him many times all over his body until he collapsed.

Tel Aviv Pride Parade sparked the latest COVID outbreak - Smotrich

The far-right MK listed a number of other factors he said helped spread the outbreak, including vacations abroad and Muslims who travelled during Eid al-Adha.

05/08/2021
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