A gay refugee Khaleed from Libya has said “the issue of the many armed militias is one of the most urgent facing Libya’s new provisional government… this is also the biggest issue gay Libya. The second is building civil society, law and order and stabilizing the economy’, which does not appear to be happening any
Homosexuality is illegal and can be punished with up to 5 years imprisonment, or 10 years when committed in an act of violence. Libya has also been known to execute gays and lesbians under Islamic Sharia Law.
Three men accused of being homosexual are reported to have been executed by the Islamic State (ISIS). The men were reportedly shot in the head at the town’s main Ateeq Mosque following afternoon (Asr) prayers. Libya is in a chaotic condition with militant groups fighting each other for control, including ISIS Traditional Islam condemns homosexuality and
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