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Malaysia: Five men sentenced under Islamic law to jail and caning of attempting to engage in gay sex

Malaysia: Five men sentenced under Islamic law to jail and caning of attempting to engage in gay sex

Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
09/11/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

The Qur’an contains numerous condemnations of homosexual activity: “And [We had sent] Lot when he said to his people, ‘Do you commit such immorality as no one has preceded you with from among the worlds? Indeed, you approach men with desire, instead of women. Rather, you are a transgressing people.’…And We rained upon them a rain [of stones]. Then see how was the end of the criminals.” (Qur’an 7:80-84)

Muhammad specifies the punishment for this in a hadith: “The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, ‘Whoever you find doing the action of the people of Loot, execute the one who does it and the one to whom it is done.’” (Sunan Abu Dawud 4462)

Yet gay rights advocates still hold up signs reading “Queers Against Islamophobia,” and steadfastly refuse to say a word about Islam’s death penalty for homosexuality. It has long been established that in the hierarchy of politically correct causes, Islam trumps gay rights. When AFDI ran ads highlighting the mistreatment of gays in Islamic law, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors  condemning not that mistreatment, but our ads. Gay advocates such as Theresa Sparks and Chris Stedman attacked us for daring to call attention to the institutionalized mistreatment of gays under Islamic law. It was that, or risk not being invited to the best parties.

“Five Malaysians sentenced to caning for gay sex under Islamic law,” , November 7, 2019: