New raid on homosexuals in Qatar
Qatar, Culture, 10/23/1997
Twenty Filipinos suspected of engaging in homosecual acts have been recently deported from Qatar, according to the Filipino Embassy in Doha. There are 16 more awaiting deportation for the same charges.
All of the above mentioned Filipinos were arrested at the beginning of this month in a raid on clothing and barber shops that had been under surveillance for several weeks.
Homosexuality is considered a sin in Islam, therefore Gulf States remain very strict about any homosexual acts practised in their territories.
Marriage of two men with unofficial contract
Armed Islamic Group leader speaks out
Qatar busts Asian drug ring
Please add a link on your webiste pointing to ArabicNews.com and bookmark ArabicNews.com & subscribe to our daily email news bulletin.
| Advertise on ArabicNews.com. MyFlowers.com sold more than $2700 of flowers in one month advertising on ArabicNews.com! Make your company, and products a success. Special rate for new and small business. Inquire!Advertising Info