Taliban lashes and flogs Afghans in crowded football stadiums for ‘adultery and gay sex’

 | 
11/27/2022

The Taliban have flogged a group of people in a crowded football stadium for “moral crimes” including gay sex. Twelve people, including three women, were lashed in front of thousands of onlookers in the eastern Logar province, a Taliban official has informed the BBC. According to the source they were punished for “sins” including “adultery, robbery, and gay sex”. The people flogged received between 21 and 39 lashes each, with the maximum a person can receive being 39, another Taliban official shared.

Regions: ,

Share this:

Latest Global News

Added on: 07/13/2024
07/12/2024
Brenda Biya, the daughter of Cameroon’s president, continues to be praised for coming out. Biya, who lives in the US and Switzerland, officially came …
Added on: 07/13/2024
07/12/2024
Nothing upgrades your time in Los Angeles quite like finding your people. For Black LGBTQ+ folks in L.A., spaces created by and for community, …
Added on: 07/13/2024
07/12/2024
The ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs, Prof Fatou Sow Sarr, has said the issue of “sexual orientation” is a political manipulation …

Explore LGBTQ+ Issues

Other News from ,

Added on: 07/13/2024
Is Japan warming up to refugees? An Osaka court has overturned a denial of a gay man’s request for asylum – the second time …
Added on: 07/12/2024
TOKYO — A Japanese high court has approved a legal gender change for a transgender woman without requiring compulsory gender-affirming surgery, a step that LGBGQ+ …
Added on: 07/11/2024
In June, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Culture and Information said it was reviewing a petition, “We Are against Open and Hidden LGBT Propaganda in Kazakhstan!” initiated …