Netherlands Opens it’s Doors to Gay Iraqis

The Dutch government has announced it will grant asylum to LGBT Iraqis, after declaring Iraq is no longer safe for them. Pink Paper – Immigration minister Geert Leers temporarily halted the deportation of gay Iraqis last month after an alert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned it was impossible to be openly gay in … Continue reading

First Emo and LGBT Murder Vigil Backed By Baghdad US Embassy

An international digital campaign is launched against the crackdown on emo and LGBT youth in Iraq. LGBT activists in San Francisco are launching a vigil supported by the US Embassy in Baghdad.     Three days ago (March 10th) All Out activists launched an international campaign based on a report conducted by Gayday Magazine, Gay Middle … Continue reading

New evidences on the complicit of the Iraqi government as a new massacre is waiting to happen against emo and LGBTQ youth

A new wave of emo youth murders in Iraq is expected to take place today March 11th and tomorrow the 12th. A list (pictured here) has been posted, naming future targets of emo youths to be executed in their respective districts (numbered). The note was posted, two weeks ago, in three neighborhoods of Baghdad: Al-Sadr … Continue reading

Massive Killings of LGBTQ and Emo youth in Iraq – What is the story?

Since 6th of February there have been continuous reports of massacres of youth who do not conform to a strict normative dress code and/or sexualities, up 90 people have been killed so far. Attacks, kidnapping torture and murder of ‘Emo’ youth (roughly equivalent to Punk/Goths) and individuals perceived as gay, lesbian or trans continue to … Continue reading