Entry #358: Homosexual activity in Iran

Original entry by priyanshtiwari1256 priyanshtiwari1256 ()

RegionIran
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start DateJan 1, 1900
End Datenow
DescriptionThe punishment for homosexuality is currently death for men. (Unless if there is sex between a mature person and a minor; in which can the mature person will be killed while minor will receive up to 74 lashes. Same case applies for 2 minors.) For women, the punishment is up to 100 lashes. Women with a certain number of repeat offenses can become subject to the death penalty as well.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/may/17/iran-persecution-gay-community-revealed http://www.ranker.com/list/7-worst-capital-punishments-for-being-_illegally_-gay/joanne


1 Revisions

1. Revision #87 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
ValueIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Illegal (other penalty)
NoteThe punishment for homosexuality is currently death for men. (Unless if there is sex between a mature person and a minor; in which can the mature person will be killed while minor will receive up to 74 lashes. Same case applies for 2 minors.) For women, the punishment is up to 100 lashes. Women with a certain number of repeat offenses can become subject to the death penalty as well.Homosexuality is punishable by 31 to 74 lashes. Read more: http://forbesindia.com/article/world-watch/lgbt-laws-around-the-world/36095/1#ixzz2fdOBCCYn
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/may/17/iran-persecution-gay-community-revealed http://www.ranker.com/list/7-worst-capital-punishments-for-being-_illegally_-gay/joanne