Lesbian couple sentenced to death in Somalia

A lesbian couple who passed themselves off as husband and wife were sentenced to death on Tuesday in Somalia’s northeast port city of Bossasso, Agence France-Presse reports. The women, whose names have been withheld, were convicted of “exercising unnaturhl behavior” and were tried under Somali Criminal Punishment Law, which is based on Islamic Sharia Law.

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