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Iran + Iraq Competing to Make Sure You Can’t Tell the Difference Between the Two

Iran: “The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) recently received reports from Iran regarding three more possible death sentences for homosexuality, one man receiving 74 lashes for his homosexual act and the murder of a 23 year old bisexual man by the Iranian security forces.” Iraq: “The international community is shocked by a brutal police raid on a gay house in Iraq. The house was inhabited by two gay, one lesbian and two transvestites. The house was burned down after the raid. The incident took place on June 16. The residents have been arrested. Gay organization in Iraq fear that they will be tortured by Ministry of Interior. Over the last two years several gay men were tortured and executed without trial.”