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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!”

By:          Arthur Dunlop
On:           Jul 23, 2010
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    • Chris M

      Is the quote in the last sentence real/verifiable?

      Jul 26, 2010 at 2:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Leonard Woodrow

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

      Dec 21, 2014 at 11:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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