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This crowd gathered to watch a gay man be executed

Nick Duffy February 28, 2015
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WARNING: The content and imagery within this article is extremely disturbing.

Islamic State (ISIS) has released images appearing to show another man being thrown off a roof and stoned to death for being gay in Syria.

Last month ISIS released extremely graphic images of the execution of two men for being gay in Mosul, Iraq, and earlier this month posted video of an similar incident in Tal Abyad, Syria.

The group has now posted images of another execution in Raqqah, Syria.

In the images, a man is thrown off a roof blindfolded, with his hands and feet bound.

A large crowd gathered below the area to pelt his body with rocks.

According to the Mail, the man had been accused of committing ‘acts of Sodomy’, and was referred to as a ‘Child of Lot’.


Some of the images show the man plummeting to his death.

Most of the images are too graphic to display on PinkNews, showing the man’s body amid a mound of rubble.

In addition to men in the crowd, women in niqabs can be seen watching the execution in some of the unpublished pictures. It is unusual for women to be allowed to attend a public execution.

Related topics: Anti-gay, execution, Gay, homophobic, Iraq, IS[, isis, Islamic state, killing, Middle East, murder, Syria

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