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Islam’s Punitive Line on Homosexuality, by KAREN LEIGH and ASA FITCH (WSJ)

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Jun. 14, 2016

Many Muslim nations have harshly antigay laws, forcing people to live under the radar

At least 10 predominantly Muslim countries around the world, some of them close U.S. allies, have laws on the books that set a punishment of death for homosexuality. Among those that don’t, Egypt has conducted mass arrests of gay men, and homosexuals can face torture even in Lebanon, the Arab world’s most liberal country.

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