After four men were hanged for unspecified "sexual offenses" in Iran, Ireland found verbal similarity in the reporting enough to "strongly suggest" that they were hanged for homosexuality. The Log Cabin Republicansa conservative U. Inthe Iranian Reformist paper Shargh was shut down by the government after it interviewed an Iranian author, living in Canada. Archived from the original on October 29, However, most attempts by gay Iranians to seek asylum in a foreign country based on the government's anti-gay policies have failed, considering its policies are mild compared to U.
The facts of the case are still subject to heated debate. August 26, There were two reported crackdowns in IsfahanIran's third-largest city. The political and religious authorities in Iran should understand that their homophobia is now regarded as an international scandal.
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