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LGBTQ people are being hunted down in Afghanistan

Even before the Taliban takeover, the LGBTQ suffered discrimination - now it is so much worse.

By YUVAL DAVID/THE MEDIA LINE
13/10/2021
Democratic 2020 US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reacts during a televi

Biden must condemn ‘horrific’ abuses vs. Iran’s LGBTQ community - report

"How can President Biden, who claims to be supportive of gay rights say absolutely nothing about the mullahs' horrific human rights abuses toward us gay and lesbian in Iran?"

Former aide to Iran's Rouhani apologizes for posting pro-gay family notice

Iran’s regime has executed 4,000-6,000 gays and lesbians since 1979

Mohsen Lorestani

Iran charges famous Kurdish singer with being gay, faces execution

"Well known Iranian Kurdish singer, Mohsen Lorestani was charged with ‘corruption on earth’ by a court in Tehran for posting ‘immoral’ content on social media."

US CONSUL-GENERAL Ken Gross raises the LGBT flag in Erbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region of Ira

Pockets of gaiety in Middle East for Pride Month face uphill struggle

Pride Month falls during Ramadan, which has made it difficult to organize some events.

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Living underground

What do you do when your sexual preference could result in death, violence or imprisonment?

By TAMARA BARAAZ
11/06/2015
Iranian woman

Are Iran’s broken human rights promises a sign of failure for nuclear deal?

Rouhani famously said prior to his election victory in 2013, “All ethnicities, all religions, even religious minorities, must feel justice;” The reality has proved to be the opposite.

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