Kurdish MPs considers bill to ban ‘LGBTQ+ promotion’

Kurdish MPs considers bill to ban ‘LGBTQ+ promotion

Seventy-six lawmakers in the Kurdistan Parliament of northern Iraq have signed a bill “banning the promotion of homosexuality”, subsequently any explicit promotion of LGBT rights or media coverage on the issue is punishable by financial fine and imprisonment. The bill was proposed by Ismail Ali Taha, a lawmaker from the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU), and has been signed by 75 other Kurdish MPs from the different secular and Islamist parliamentary blocs. The majority of Iraq’s population, including the Kurdistan region, are Muslims and according to the Iraqi constitution, the Islamic Sharia law…
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Seventy-six lawmakers in the Kurdistan Parliament of northern Iraq have signed a bill “banning the promotion of homosexuality”, subsequently any explicit promotion of LGBT rights or media coverage on the issue is punishable by financial fine and imprisonment. The bill was proposed by Ismail Ali Taha, a lawmaker from the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU), and has been signed by 75 other Kurdish MPs from the different secular and Islamist parliamentary blocs. The majority of Iraq’s population, including the Kurdistan region, are Muslims and according to the Iraqi constitution, the Islamic Sharia law…
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Source:https://www.towleroad.com/2022/09/kurdish-mps-considers-bill-to-ban-lgbtq-promotion/

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