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For Iraq’s LGBTIQ+ community, life is difficult and dangerous.

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Erbil's famous citadel in northern Iraq

Erbil's famous citadel in northern Iraq Source: SAFIN HAMED/AFP via Getty Images


Published 17 May 2022 at 7:03pm
By Anna Foster (BBC)
Source: SBS News

Though the threat from IS has passed, every day LGBTQI+ people fear physical violence, or being murdered if their secret is uncovered.


Published 17 May 2022 at 7:03pm
By Anna Foster (BBC)
Source: SBS News


This story was originally produced for the BBC World Service.

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