16 og 18 år gamle FORBRYTELSE: De var kjærester i Iran

Consensual gay sex in any form is punishable by death in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to the website Age of Consent, which monitors such laws around the world, in Iran «Homosexuality is illegal, those charged with love-making are given a choice of four deathstyles:

– being hanged,
– stoned,
– halved by a sword,
– or dropped from the highest perch.

According to Article 152, if two men not related by blood are discovered naked under one cover without good reason, both will be punished at a judge’s discretion.

Gay teens (Article 144) are also punished at a judge’s discretion. Rubbing one’s penis between the thighs without penetration (tafheed) shall be punished by 100 lashes for each offender. This act, known to the English-speaking world as ‘frottage,’ is punishable by death if the ‘offender’ is a non-Muslim. If frottage is thrice repeated and penalty-lashes have failed to stop such repetitions, upon the fourth ‘offense’ both men will be put to death.

According to Article 156, a person who repents and confesses his gay behavior prior to his identification by four witnesses, may be pardoned.

Even kissing ‘with lust’ (Article 155) is forbidden.

This bizarre law works to eliminate old Persian male-bonding customs, including common kissing and holding hands in public.» And Outrage, in its release about the gay teens’ execution, noted that, «according to Iranian human rights campaigners, over 4000 lesbians and gay men have been executed since the Ayatollahs seized power in 1979.

Last August, a 16-year-old girl , [Atefeh Rajabi] was hanged [in the Caspian port of Neka] for ‘acts incompatible with chastity,’ [i.e., sex before marriage]. «In the case of the two teens hanged in Mashhad, «They admitted having gay sex (probably under torture) but claimed in their defense that most young boys had sex with each other and that they were not aware that homosexuality was punishable by death,» according to the ISNA report as translated by OutRage. «Prior to their execution, the gay teenagers were held in prison for 14 months and severely beaten with 228 lashes. The length of their detention suggests that they committed the so-called offenses more than a year earlier, when they were possibly around the age of 16.»


2 Svar til “16 og 18 år gamle FORBRYTELSE: De var kjærester i Iran

  1. Dette er så sykt at jeg blir nesten kvalm av å lese det.(og ikke minst se bildet)

    Iran er virkelig et skremmende land på mange måter.

  2. dere vet ikke en dritt om iran !
    om dere hadde tadt en tur til iran så hadde dere følt dere så velkommen , fordi folke der er dritt hegelie og veldig snille , og det dere hører om iran i nyhetene og sånt er om de jævla idjotene som styrer iran ! ikke om landet !!

    jeg er veldig imot henging sjøl ! men de henger folk for en grunn .
    det med at de to mennene ble hengt var ikke på grunn av at det var i iran det er på grunn av iran er en muslimsk land og i muslimske lan blir ikke homoseksule akseptert,
    de hadde blidt hengt selv om de hadde i iraq eller palestina eller tyrkia og i mange andre muslimske land !

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