Kuwait’s vice squad raids alleged ‘gay’ party, arrests 32

KuwaitOn May 12, 2014 GayAsiaNews reported: Kuwait: Special Kuwaiti police have arrested 32 people after they raided a livestock farm to  bust an alleged “gay” party.

Vice police detectives raided a jakhour or livestock farm where same-sex parties for both genders were being organized, a security source told  news.kuwaittimes.net.

The source confirmed that 32 men and women were arrested from the farm in the northwestern town of Kabd. Liquor and women’s clothing were also confiscated by the police officials .

Same-sex relationsamon men in Kuwait is punishable by imprisonment from between seven to 10 years, according to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.  This punishment is less severe than in Saudi Arabia, which shares a border with Kuwait, where same-sex relations is punishable by death by stoning.  Continued


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