Gay Syrians Thrown from High buildings and Beheaded by ISIS

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Syrians have been thrown from high buildings and beheaded by ISIS because of their perceived sexual orientation. Gay Syrians talk about their fear of ISIS persecution. 

The photographs released by ISIS in its stronghold of Raqqa this March 2015. The first ones performance a part a large crowd, mostly men, but plus amid them a handful of women and children, all looking going on.

Three men nearly peak of a building, faces covered in black balaclavas, stand either side of their victim, though a fourth seems to be taking a photo or a video.

Their victim is thrown off the building. In the last photograph, he is seen slant down, along together along plus a little crowd of men, most carrying weapons, some subsequent to rocks in their hands. The caption reads "stoned to death."

The victim brutally killed because he was accused as a gay.


There are at least half a dozen documented cases of men creature similarly killed by ISIS. What's even more sickening for Nour, a cheerful Syrian man, is the onlookers' tribute.

"It's too much to watch, and people are just standing there in these images and watching, and they are not motion altogether, and their facial expressions are in reality scary because they are not even frightened of what is going in the region of," says Nour, who's furthermore an LGBT rights dissenter. "They might be a tiny bit glowing or maybe glad to acquire rid of homosexuals in the city."


Though in Istanbul, anguish of persecution continues to haunt Nour, who asked us to conceal his identity as he waits and hopes for asylum in America and continues to campaigning uphill for rights for people who are LGBT -- lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans.



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