… and Iranian Gays Get Death

The latest Iranian convicted of “moral corruption, battering and sodomy” was publicly hanged in the western town of Kermanshah to the cheers of hundreds of spectators, the official news agency IRNA reports. As I’ve mentioned before,
the regime has executed an estimated 4,000 gay men and lesbians since the 1979 revolution.


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