New photos have emerged of young children and families looking on as a man accused of being gay is brutally killed by Daesh militants.
The photos are of the man being killed in Syria’s Manbij city by the Hisba police, operated by Daesh (ISIS).
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According to local reports, the man was sentenced to death by stoning, and was thrown off the building, accused of “sodomy”.
Local activist Nasser Taljbini said: “The man was thrown brutally by ISIS masked members from the top of the building in the city.”
He added: “The corpse of the victim was transferred to an unknown destination.”
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“The barbaric execution took place in front of hundreds of people,” he went on.
Residents, including a number of families and young children were gathered by Daesh to witness the execution.
“The young man was taken by the masked militants to the top of the building and threw him blindfolded,” an eyewitness told abna24.
Daesh militants have become know for their brutal executions of men accused of homosexuality.
Daesh militants last month executed a teenaged boy in Syria for being gay by throwing him off a roof.
The group has executed hundreds of men for homosexuality as it expands beyond its strongholds.
The United Nations Security Council recently discussed the group’s tactics in persecuting LGBT people, as well as spreading terror and committing other atrocities.