U.S. AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY: “HORRIFIC ACTIONS” OF IRAN EQUAL TO ISIS
The US ambassador to Germany wrote in the federal republic’s largest circulation paper BILD “The recent press reports, first carried by The Jerusalem Post, that the Iranian regime publicly hanged a 31-year-old man for being gay should be a wake-up call for anyone who supports basic human rights. Politicians, the UN, democratic governments, diplomats, and good people everywhere should speak up – and loudly,” adding “Iran’s horrific actions are on par with the brutality and savagery regularly demonstrated by ISIS.”The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or the Islamic State has engaged in public executions of gay men, including tossing gay men from buildings.
Iran’s mullah regime and the Islamic State despise the LGBT community and both prescribe capital punishment for gays and lesbians.
As of 2016, the LGBT human rights advocacy organization OutRight Action International (OutRight) documented murders carried out by the Islamic State. The number of lethal executions conducted by the Islamic State totaled 90 during the period 2014-2016, wrote OutRight.
According to a 2008 British Wikileaks dispatch, the Islamic Republic of Iran executed “between 4,000 and 6,000 gays and lesbians” since the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran.
Grenell wrote “This is not the first time the Iranian regime has put a gay man to death with the usual outrageous claims of prostitution, kidnapping, or even pedophilia. And it sadly won’t be the last time they do it either. Barbaric public executions are all too common in a country where consensual homosexual relationships are criminalized and punishable by flogging and death. In Iran, where children as young as nine can be sentenced to death, gay teenagers are publicly hanged in order to terrify and intimidate others from coming out.”
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