Entry #10125: Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palestine

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RegionPalestine
IssueCensorship of LGBT Issues
StatusNo censorship
Start Date2019
End Datenow
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/


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Revision by omalpau

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NoteThe 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.

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship
NoteThe 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.

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship
NoteThe 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.

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship
NoteThe 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.

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship

Revision 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/

Revision by omalpau

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Start Date0000-01-012019-01-01
Start Date Unknownmonth
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/

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueNo censorship
Value Specialambiguous
NoteThe 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.
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/

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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NoteThe 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.
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "Palestine has retired the censorship of Al-Qaws following international backlash."

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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NoteThe 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.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
NoteThe 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.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
NoteThe 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.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
NoteThe 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.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo censorship
Value Specialambiguous
NoteIn 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/
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Sharia law applies. Death Penalty for LGBT."

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