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ISIS throw 4 more gay men to their deaths

'Gay' man is blindfolded and thrown off a building in Ninevah
'Gay' man is blindfolded and thrown off a building in Ninevah
Executions were carried out in two Iraqi cities over the weekend

Islamic State (ISIS) militants executed four more gay men in Iraq over the weekend.

Two young men were thrown off the roof a building in Mosul under the pretext they were a gay couple.

‘On Sunday afternoon, Daesh called on the people of Mosul to gather in the square of Bab al-Toub in order to witness the execution of the two allegedly men,’ an eyewitness told ARA News.

‘The victims were taken to the top of a building and were brutally thrown off the roof.’

Also on Sunday, the Terror Monitor group tweeted photos of a separate execution of two ‘gay’ men, who were thrown from a building in Ninevah into a pile of cement blocks.

The photos show an imam reading out their sentence and large crowd of spectators:

'Gay' man is blindfolded and thrown off a building in Ninevah

ISIS has branded LGBTI people ‘the worst of all creatures.’

The jihadist group executed nine men and a boy accused of being gay in Syria last month and claimed responsibility for the killings of at least 30 other gay men.

Source: Gay Star News, Darren Wee, October 5, 2015


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