The tiny nation of Brunei recently caused international outrage when it enacted draconian laws making gay sex a capital crime. Whether Brunei will keep its word remains to be seen, but the small country on the island of Borneo near Malaysia is not the only nation where gay men and women are being persecuted. Sharia law is the fundamental religious concept of Islam. Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the United Nations, impose the death penalty.
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A man and woman were whipped until they passed out during separate public punishments by authorities in Indonesia on Thursday. The year-old man was beaten unconscious and required resuscitation during a punishment of lashings for extramarital sex in front of jeering spectators in East Aceh , according to the AFP news agency. In a separate incident, a woman who was sentenced to 30 lashes fell unconscious during her punishment in Aceh Tamiang, according to local media. Amnesty International UK said her punishment, which may be resumed at a later date, was for being found "in the company of a man other than her male guardian. Amnesty International UK said the year-old was taken to hospital after the end of his punishment. Public canings are regularly carried out in the province of Aceh and draw large crowds who are allowed to take photographs and video of the beatings.
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Capital punishment for homosexuality has been implemented by a number of countries in their history. It currently remains a legal punishment in several countries and regions, all of which is in accordance to the sharia -based criminal laws. Gay people also face extrajudicial killings by state and non-state actors, as in Chechnya in Imposition of the death penalty for homosexuality may be classified as judicial murder of gay people, which has been analyzed as a form of genocide.
This story is about how I helped my mom punish my little brother Carter. One day my mom got a call from my school saying that my brother Carter had been acting very immaturely. Since he is in 5th grade and I'm in 8th she decided to let me help punish him. Since I get home an hour earlier than him I still had time to get a few things, mainly a ton of laxatives. When he got home my mom warned him to not act like a baby anymore or he will be treated like one.