Late Saturday evening, during a youth meeting at the Aguda LGBT community center headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, a masked gunman opened fire on a teen support group, killing two and injuring at least 15 more. The two murdered youth were ages 17 and 26.
Prime minister tells cabinet meeting full force of law must be used against person who murdered two youths in attack on Tel Aviv gay and lesbian center. Minister Shalom refers to incident as 'terror attack'. President Peres: Enlightened and civilized nation cannot accept this murder.
Two people were killed and 10 people were wounded - two seriously, three moderately and the rest lightly - in a shooting at the Bar Noir, a center for youth run by the Tel Aviv gay community, on Saturday night.
A prominent Iraqi human rights activist says that Iraqi militia have deployed a painful form of torture against homosexuals by closing their anuses using ‘Iranian gum.’… Yina Mohammad told Alarabiya.net that, ‘Iraqi militias have deployed an unprecedented form of torture against homosexuals by using a very strong glue that will close their anus.’
Two gay men were killed in Baghdad's Sadr City slum, a local official said on Saturday, and police said they had found the bodies of four more after clerics urged a crackdown on a perceived spread of homosexuality.
South African lesbians are suffering rapes by men trying to "cure" their homosexuality, in what is becoming one of the most common hate crimes against gay women here, a new study said Friday.