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Taliban ‘have a ‘kill list’ of gay people in Afghanistan ‘forcing many to hide’

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The Taliban government are reportedly keeping a ‘kill list’ of gay people in Afghanistan which has forced many to go into hiding over fears for their lives.

The Islamist government say homosexuality is strictly prohibited, with gay people facing death often by brutal ways under a twisted interpretation of Sharia law.

The director of a LGBT+ human rights group in Afghanistan has claimed that the Taliban have drawn up list of gay people who they want to kill.

Kimahliu Powell, executive director of the Rainbow Railroad, the only international LGBT+ organisation on the ground in the country, told France 24: “This is a really scary time to be in Afghanistan.

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The Taliban government are reportedly keeping a ‘kill list’ of gay people in Afghanistan which has forced many to go into hiding over fears for their lives.

The Islamist government say homosexuality is strictly prohibited, with gay people facing death often by brutal ways under a twisted interpretation of Sharia law.

The director of a LGBT+ human rights group in Afghanistan has claimed that the Taliban have drawn up list of gay people who they want to kill.

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Kimahliu Powell, executive director of the Rainbow Railroad, the only international LGBT+ organisation on the ground in the country, told France 24: “This is a really scary time to be in Afghanistan.

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