He fell ft while blindfolded and barefooted with hands bound behind his back as children, who had been ordered to watch the disgusting punishment, stood nearby. But for gay people living in Islamic State-held areas, Sunday's "lone wolf" attack in Orlando served as a bitter reminder of the systematic targeting they face under the group's regime of terror, where their sexuality is a death sentence -- one often carried out with the tacit approval of the community around them. Xavier, of Wandsworth, South West London, was found guilty of six counts of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent in October following a trial. Man killed by off-duty officer had an intellectual disability, cousin says. You are now following this newsletter. For Nahas, however, the wave of Islamophobia caused by the attacks has alienated him in his new home.
Addressing the police officer in the case after sentencing, he said:
In the almost two years since Islamic State declared its self-styled caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, it has employed amputations, whipping and crucifixions to punish those who violate its strict reading of sharia, or Islamic law. Guess what Wanda and Ellen have in common. Republicans uninvited an economist who called for a gay tax.