IRAQ: IS KILLS FOUR FOR HOMOSEXUALITY
March 9, 2015: Members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group publicly beheaded four young people on charges of homosexuality in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
A local administration official, Mohamed al-Faris, told Efe news agency that the jihadis summoned the inhabitants of al-Rashidia district, located in northern Mosul, to watch the execution of four young people, all aged between 20 and 30 years.
According to al-Faris, the IS religious judge, identified as Taha Yasine, publicly pronounced the capital punishment for the four accused, which was execution by beheading, after they were caught practising homosexuality.
The IS jihadis slew the four youths with knives, al-Faris recounted, while chanting religious slogans and shouting "God is great", pointing out that some citizens tried to flee the scene after witnessing the event. (Sources: IANS, 9/3/2915)