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Traveled to IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF with a partner? Did your hotel or guesthouse react to your sexual orientation?
I stayed at a gay or lesbian hotel
It was not an issue at the hotel
I felt uncomfortable at my hotel
I was refused accommodation because of my sexual orientation
Farrok was raped by members of the Basij, the Iranian paramilitary, after they accosted him for sticking posters for the political opposition. Fearing further persecution, Farrok has fled to Turkey. >>>
The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) recently received reports from Iran regarding three more possible death sentences for homosexuality, one man receiving 74 lashes for his homosexual act and the murder of a 23
year old bisexual man by the Iranian security forces. >>>
Iran's Semi Official Fars News Agency published an interview with Dr. Minoo Moharez, the chair of the HIV/AIDS Research Department at the Iran's Ministry of Health about the alarming rate of sexually transmitted HIV cases in Iran. >>>
"On 8 May 2010, the Revolutionary Court in Iran sentenced Ms. Abbasgholizadeh, 52, to two and a half (21/2) years in jail and thirty (30) lashes for ‘acts against national security through conspiracy and collusion intended to disrupt public security, disturbing public order and defiance against government officers'...WLUML and the SKSW consider the sentencing of Ms. Abbasgholizadeh to 2 ½ years imprisonment to be harsh and the punishment by lashing to be cruel and degrading... >>>
Iranian transgendered people are persecuted, tortured and coerced to undergo sex reassignment procedure. Unfortunately, sex reassignment procedure are usually done carelessly and improperly without the necessary pre-surgery counseling. Consequently, many post-op transsexuals end up more unhealthy physically and psychologically. >>>
The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) documented cases of Iranian lesbians being forced into marriage, persecuted, become victims of extortion, "persuaded" to undergo hormone treatment and/or sex reassignment procedure, take unnecessary medication for serious mental disorders, raped and tortured. >>>
Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees shares these cases of persecution and hate crimes perpetrated by authorities of the Iran, Islamic Republic against gay/queer men.
The following cases provide a glimpse into the horrifying, outrageous, and distressing conditions Iranian queers are condemned to live under. For security reasosn, the real name of the survivors, in most cases, were not used. Please contact IRQO if you require more information about any case. >>>
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran...The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources of the arbitrary detention of “One Million Signatures” Campaign members Ms. Atieh Youssefi, Ms. Parisa Kakaï, Ms. Samieh Rashidi, Ms. Maryam Zia and Ms. Mahsa Hekmat. >>>