John M. Becker

ISIS Executes Another Man for Alleged Homosexuality

Filed By John M. Becker | December 10, 2014 4:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Living
Tags: barbarity, executions, executions of gay people, Iraq, ISIS, Islam, Islamic State, killing gays, stoning, Syria

throwing-a-stone.jpgThe jihadist barbarians of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have executed another man for alleged homosexuality, this time throwing him off a rooftop and then stoning him to death.

Radio Free Europe reports:

A website affiliated with Islamic State (IS) militants on December 9 posted photographs online that appeared to show militants throwing a man off of a roof and then stoning him to death after one of the group's Islamic courts ruled that he was a homosexual.

A statement accompanying the images said that an Islamic court ruled that the man had "practiced sodomy and must be thrown off the highest point" in the area and then stoned to death.

It said the court was in the Wilayet al-Furat -- referring to an area that stretches across the Syrian-Iraq frontier where the Euphrates River flows from Syria into Iraq at the Albu Kamal-Qaim border crossing.

Agence France-Presse adds that one image shows a man being hurled off a building in an unspecified location, and another shows the man lying on the ground.

The killing comes less than a month after the group stoned two Syrian men to death who, it claimed, were gay. The November murders were the group's first known executions for alleged homosexuality.

International human rights groups say LGBT people living in areas controlled by ISIS extremists are "at imminent risk of death."

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