The Islamic Republic’s campaign to execute gay Iranians is believed to have resulted in the public hanging this month of a man identified only as “CH. M.”
According to an online report last week in Europe’s largest gay news service, Pink News, Iran’s judiciary imposed the death penalty on Ch. M. in Marvdasht, Fars province, on April 19 “for allegedly engaging in ‘sodomy’ with another man.”
Iran has ramped up over the years its persecution of the country’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.