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LGBTQ Members Face Threats in Iraqi Kurdistan

The plight of Iraq's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer (LGBTQ) community returned to the spotlight last week when Kurdish security forces in Sulaymaniyah reportedly arrested several gay men. The government denied targeting the group, saying its operation was rather to crack down on prostitution.
LGBTQ Members Face Threats in Iraqi Kurdistan
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LGBTQ Members Face Threats in Iraqi Kurdistan

Members of the LGBTQ community in Iraqi Kurdistan say they face threats from their society and their government, leading some to leave the country. VOA’s Rebaz Majeed reports from the region in this story narrated by Namo Abdulla

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