Duhok – Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday executed a young Iraqi man by throwing him from the top of a building on charges of being gay.
The 17-year-old victim was arrested by the ISIS-led Islamic Police, also known as Diwan al-Hisba, in the city of Mosul in Nineveh Governorate under the pretext that he was “a homosexual”.
“He was brutally thrown from the top of a building in front of a large crowd of people in Mosul downtown,” local sources told ARA News.
ISIS has also released footages showing a group of militants pushing the teenager off a roof.
The ISIS-linked Sharia Court had issued a decision to execute every gay man by throwing him from the top of a building.
Over the past three years, the extremist group has executed dozens of allegedly gay men in its areas of control in Syria and Iraq.
“Islamic State militants have been carrying out brutal atrocities against civilians, punishing people on baseless charges only to show off their power over unarmed, peaceful civilians,” human rights activist Muzaffar al-Berro told ARA News in an earlier interview. “Apparently the group won’t stop such atrocities as long as it controls towns and villages across Syria and Iraq and governs the people of those areas.”
Reporting by: Sadredin Kino and Eyaz Ciziri | Source: ARA News
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