The Tower Share this: Yemeni law is governed by the principles of the Sharia. The fourth murder victim was Hassan A. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now. The gay community in the Yemeni port city Aden has reported four murders of gay men there since Aug. Find this comment offensive?
Local rights groups working for the community have to operate in anonymity.
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Killing people with homosexual orientation is part of the mandate they have set out for themselves. However, as many as gay men have been arrested in the last two years on charges of homosexuality, according to official reports obtained by IPS from a security source under condition of anonymity. Husam, now 19, left home for good about a year ago, after having spent much of his childhood under semi-house arrest. In India, a law dating to 19th century criminalises sexual acts "against the order of nature". Each case, explained the security officer, means the arrest of two gay persons.
Menu Skip to content. Port of Aden in Yemen. Tiffin carriers might seem unlikely to represent trouble but it's their implicit meaning that leads to problems. This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: Both were natives of Yemen. His friend was injured in the attack.