Somalia: Al-Shabaab Executes Gay Couple


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Somalilandsun- An alleged gay couple has been publicly executed in Somalia.
The execution in Buale town was undertaken by Al-shabaab after judges of the militant group found them guilty of behavior contrary to Islamic religious tenets.
The gay couple Ishaa Abshir 30 and Abdirizak Sheikh Ali 15 had confessed to the militant groups court of having been caught in the act of sex.
At the same public event a third person accused of spying for Ethiopia was also executed.

This is the first time for either prosecution or execution of gay people in Somalia where the militant Al-Shabaab group is battling the international propped Somalia Federal government for control of the war torn country.