Gay Iraqis Under Threat From Death Squads

  • vintovka

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    Sep 12, 2012 3:18 PM GMT
    Following the withdrawal of US troops, life in Iraq for gays and lesbians is worse than before the invasion.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19557895

    Watch the government spokesman squirm in the third piece--really disgusting.
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    Sep 13, 2012 12:13 AM GMT
    Where is the beloved Obama on this outrage?!? Either human rights matter, or they don't.
  • RaggedyMan

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    Sep 13, 2012 12:15 AM GMT
    Glad my parents left when they did.
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    Sep 13, 2012 12:26 AM GMT
    This makes me so upset. I spent time in Iraq. Almost every singe man I've met had a sexual liason with other men. It's only wrong when it reaches the surface.
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    Sep 14, 2012 1:17 PM GMT
    sanjose408 saidGlad my parents left when they did.

    Here here. Stories like this always make me wonder, if you are gay in one of these repressive hell holes, why stay? Kind of like starving in the Sudan, I have an idea, move where the food is. If the kill you for being gay, here is a clue, move to San Francisco.