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    Feb112012

    Three Muslim men jailed over Gay Hate Leaflet

    By Rizwan Khatik, Times of Ummah - February 11, 2012

    Three men have been jailed after becoming the first to be convicted of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation for handing out leaflets calling for gay people to be executed.

    Ihjaz Ali, Kabir Ahmed and Rizwan Javed gave out the pamphlet, entitled The Death Penalty?, that showed an image of a mannequin hanging from a noose and quoted Islamic texts that said capital punishment was the only way to rid society of homosexuality.

    Ali was jailed for two years and Ahmed and Javed for 15 months each. [Read Full Story]