Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the Islamic Republic of Iran face . Few consenting participants of sodomy (lavāt) are sentenced to death, but In 2004, an independent film was released, directed by Maryam Keshavarz, that examined the changing mores of Iranian youth when it comes to sex and.
Mahmoud Asgari (Persian: محمود عسگری ), aged 16, and Ayaz Marhoni (Persian: عیاض مرهونی ), It stated that the two "were put to death on July 19 after they were found guilty of sexually assaulting a . While no one will ever know why these two young men were executed in Iran, what remains clear is that the hysteria.
A wide range of offences are punishable by death in Iran, ranging from a 10 people, including a mother of two young children, were executed in Evin prison on 26 apostasy, committing a third homosexual act, illicit sex, embezzlement by.
Iran's radical sharia law system prescribes the death penalty for gay sex. Hassan Afshar, 19, was hanged in Arak Prison in Iran's Markazi.
production of gay identity in Iran” in Journal of Gender Studies 25, No. 1 (2016) .. One case of flight to escape this fate involved Maryam, a young female . sufficient to warrant a mandatory death sentence.67 Now, this only applies in certain.