The Taliban punish the LGTBIQ + collective in Afghanistan by executing them with stoning or cutting off their heads
The rise to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan has set off all the alarms among the collective LGTBIQ +. According to activists in exile, the Taliban punish the group by executing them with stoning or cutting off their heads. People LGTBIQ + they no longer have a place in it Afghanistan Taliban, homosexuality is prohibited and its punishment may be death. The Taliban are known for enforcing extreme Islamic ideals. According to the Taliban's interpretation of Islamic law, homosexuality is strictly prohibited and is punishable by death.
This is explained by one of the main speakers on the situation of the homosexual community in Afghanistan, Artemis Akbary, who sentences: «For the previous government, the punishment for same-sex relationships was prison. For the Taliban government it is the death penalty«. This gay Afghan refugee in Turkey laments that «the taliban will never recognize the collective LGTBIQ +«.
akbary has recognized that given the gravity of the situation, his friends are desperate to get out of Afghanistan. "Most are scared by the uncertain future. They don't know what is going to happen to them«, He assures. In turn, the Taliban judge Gul rahim confirms the fears of akbary and ensures that there are only two penalties for homosexuals: stoning or standing behind a wall between 2,5 and 3 meters, which falls on it.
Demonstrate sexual orientation to seek asylum
Requests for help to organizations LGTBIQ + they happen on a daily basis. For this reason, in the case of Spain, they have asked for the reception of this group to be expedited. Samir, of the association of migrants and refugees LGBTI Kif-Kif, reports that there is a lot of concern among those who contact them. «Requests for help have come to us from Afghanistan. They are looking forward to leaving the country", bill. On Spain, asylum seekers must prove their sexuality, which is complicated and leads to systematic rejections of applications, which is why several associations have asked the Government to speed up the reception of this group.
Flee from terror
About twenty organizations that make up the LGTBI Network of entities and companies for mutual support have denounced the «criminal assault»That the Taliban are committing in Afghanistan against human rights defenders and, for this reason, they call on the Executive and international institutions not to recognize his regime. Through a statement, these associations have shown their «consternation" by "dramatic political situation»That lives the Asian country that has led to the«persecution of women, people LGTBIQ + and human rights defenders«. «This has led to the imposition of a regime of terror that is leading hundreds of thousands of people to try to flee the country to avoid repression, torture and even murder.«, Lament the entities.
The Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, has indicated this Thursday that the international priority, as well as that of the Spanish Government, "should be women and people LGTBI en Afghanistan now and in the coming months. What's more, Huntsman has asked "a deep reflection on how to strengthen the action of the different international institutions to guarantee the rights of women and girls and of LGTBI people«, Since the violation of the rights of Afghan women is«a structural reality that has been lived for decades«.