Entry #10125: Censorship of LGBT issues in Palestine

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RegionPalestine
IssueCensorship of LGBT issues
StatusVaries by Region
Start Date2019
End Date(none)
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. On the Gaza strip, there is no information about the topic.
Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
https://www.timesofisrael.com/rights-groups-slam-palestinian-police-for-banning-lgbtq-activity/
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "“Palestinian police” are Israeli police, the West Bank is a militarized state mandated under the Israeli occupation."


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edited by Markissik. As the description says, there are some restrictions in the West Bank, but no restrictions on the Gaza Strip

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueNo censorship(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Varies by Region

edited by omalpau

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DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. On the Gaza strip, there is no information about the topic.
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The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. On the Gaza strip, there is no information about the topic.
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No censorship
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. In the Gaza strip, the is censorship to homosexuality issues.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. In the Gaza strip, the is censorship to homosexuality issues.

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship(REMOVED)
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. In the Gaza strip, the is censorship to homosexuality issues.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. In the Gaza strip, the is censorship to homosexuality issues.

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No censorship
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship(REMOVED)

edited by omalpau

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Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
https://www.timesofisrael.com/rights-groups-slam-palestinian-police-for-banning-lgbtq-activity/
Show Difference
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19 https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19 https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/ https://www.timesofisrael.com/rights-groups-slam-palestinian-police-for-banning-lgbtq-activity/

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
Start Date(unknown)2019
Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_the_State_of_Palestine?wprov=sfla1
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
Show Difference
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_the_State_of_Palestine?wprov=sfla1 https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19 https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/

edited by omalpau

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No censorship
Special StatusAmbiguous(REMOVED)
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself. activities, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_the_State_of_Palestine?wprov=sfla1
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/
Show Difference
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_the_State_of_Palestine?wprov=sfla1 https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself. as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "Palestine has retired the censorship of Al-Qaws following international backlash."

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBTQ issues in the Gaza strip itself.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBTQ issues in the Gaza strip itself. LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBTQ issues in the Gaza strip itself.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship issues of LGBTQ issues in the Gaza strip itself.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionThe Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws and requested for residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment.
Show Difference
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws and requested for residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. Qaws requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo censorship(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous
DescriptionIn Palestine, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws and requested for residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment.
Show Difference
In Palestine, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics. The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organization Al Qaws and requested for residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment.
Sourceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/world/middleeast/palestinian-gay-tansgender-rights-group.html
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/palestine/

created by equaldex

Original entry
StatusNo censorship
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionIn Palestine, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
Sources(empty)
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Sharia law applies. Death Penalty for LGBT."