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Syria Releases 25 Gays Who Dared Attend Parties With Other Homosexuals

Twenty-five men (not pictured) detained by Syrian law officials, rounded up at separate gay parties and held without bail, were released after three months of incarceration — almost certainly due to international media attention and pressure. Their release comes with this ultimatum: “We won’t tolerate any future gay parties!”

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2 Comments

  • Chris M

    Is the quote in the last sentence real/verifiable?

  • Leonard Woodrow

    Many backward countries are so because they are held in the insidious grip of religion.

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