Sealing Anuses, then Inducing Diarrhea: The Torture and Murder of Gays in Iraq

Andrew Sullivan has been talking about this. Iraqi Shiite’s have been targeting gays. And it’s almost too apalling to report, but this today in Gay City News:

As the murder campaign targeting Iraqi gays intensifies, a leading Arabic television network last week revealed the use of a horrifying new form of lethal torture against Iraqi gay men – anti-gay Shiite death squads are sealing their anuses with a powerful glue, then inducing diarrhea, which leads to a painful and agonizing death. The use of this stomach-turning new torture was first reported by the Al Arabiya network, which is headquartered in the United Arab Emirates and was alerted to the story by a leading Iraqi feminist and human rights activist.

Yanar Mohammed, president of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), told Al Arabiya that the torture substance “is an Iranian-manufactured glue that, if applied to the skin, sticks to it and can only be removed by surgery. After they glue the anuses of homosexuals, they give them a drink that causes diarrhea. Since the anus is closed, the diarrhea causes death. Videos of this form of torture are being distributed on mobile telephones in Iraq.”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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1 Response to Sealing Anuses, then Inducing Diarrhea: The Torture and Murder of Gays in Iraq

  1. notscarednew says:

    awRead up on something else left by the Bush Administration still going on in Austin, TX.aw
    They left a weapon for the police department in Austin, TX to torture and violate people’s rights without anyone knowing.

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