No ‘Dinar’ For Gays

Bahrain’s fairly liberal compared to some other Islamic nations, but apparently not liberal enough to allow open homos: “A nationwide crackdown on homosexuals could be launched in Bahrain, including tougher immigration checks to stop foreign gays entering the country. It would include a study to determine how widespread homosexuality is in Bahrain… It is in response to what MPs see as Bahrain’s growing gay problem and foreigners found to be gay face deportation, said committee secretary Jalal Fairooz.” [Gulf Daily News]