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Saudis Seek Death Penalty Option for Gays

04-01-2016

The government of Saudi Arabia reportedly wants to impose stricter sentences, including the death penalty, on gay people who demonstrate their homosexuality in public and on social media.

The Okaz newspaper reports the Saudi judiciary considered 35 cases of homosexuality in the last six months, along with 50 cases of cross-dressers.

The paper also reports that a man was arrested for making sexual advances to other men online.

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