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Afghani gay men whipped in soccer stadium

Thousands of people attended an eastern Afghanistan soccer stadium last week to witness the whipping of 12 people, including Afghani gay men. The victims also included 3 women convicted of ‘moral crimes’. A Taliban official told the BBC, the ‘crimes’ included adultery, robbery, and gay sex. The gruesome spectacle took place in Logar region in …

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LGBT Afghans speak out about Taliban attacks, rapes and death threats

After the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan last year, twenty-year-old gay man Ramiz took a big risk. He left his home to collect his paycheck from his workplace. Already terrified of reprisal for his profession, Ramiz had no choice but to pass through Taliban checkpoints to get there. At one checkpoint, he was confronted by …

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Call for asylum for Afghans facing Taliban LGBT kill lists

Just.Equal Australia has urged the Australian Government to provide refuge for LGBTIQA+ Afghans facing persecution under the Taliban regime. The call follows reports from Rainbow Railroad of Taliban LGBT kill lists circulating in Afghanistan. The Taliban ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until overthrown by an American invasion following the September 11 attacks. The religious fundamentalists then …

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Gay Afghanistan man ‘attacked after being catfished by Taliban’

A gay man in Afghanistan was allegedly beaten, raped and outed to his family by the Taliban after they tricked him with an offer to help him flee. After the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan last month, gay Afghans are living in fear of their lives. The man, known under the pseudonym Hanan, was targeted …

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Gay Afghanistan man’s boyfriend murdered and mutilated by Taliban

A gay man in Afghanistan has described how the Taliban murdered his partner and “cut his body into pieces” to “show him what they do with gay people”. The 26-year-old, using the pseudonym of “Gabir”, told UK outlet the i he and his boyfriend rushed into hiding after the Taliban seized Kabul on August 15. …

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Charities call on Australia to take LGBTIQ Afghan refugees

Non-profits including Canada’s Rainbow Railroad and the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council say governments must give refuge to queer Afghans, who face death under the Taliban. After the Taliban seized control in Afghanistan last week, gay Afghans are living in fear of their lives. Canadian-based non-profit Rainbow Railroad helps hundreds around the world flee persecution to …

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Sources report Taliban already executing LGBTIQ+ Afghans

As the Taliban complete their takeover of Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul, German sources in the capital report the religious extremists have begun executing ‘collaborators and homosexuals’. LGBTIQ+ Afghans, already subjected to relentless persecution, can only wait in fear, knowing even worse is to come. As one commentator tweeted, “The horror show has begun.” …