On June 3, 2015, the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq's Ninawa (Ninveh) province published photos of a public execution in Mosul of three men convicted of acts of homosexuality.[i] The report, titled "Implementation Of The Punishment Of Those Who Have Committed Acts of Homosexuality" was published on the jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam (Shamikh1.info) and distributed via social media. The three men were blindfolded and dropped head first from the roof of a tall building in front of a large crowd of spectators, including children.
Below are several of the photos:
ISIS operative delivers statement before the implementation of the punishment
The condemned were held by their feet and dropped head first
[i] For more on ISIS's campaign against homosexuals and the religious justifications it presents for it, see the MEMRI JTTM report, "ISIS Campaign Of Executing Homosexuals – By Stoning, Shooting, Throwing Off Roofs, Public Torture: In Accordance With Shari'a Law As Explained By Influential Mainstream Islamic Preachers, Scholars On Leading Arab Media Outlets, Including Al-Jazeera, Hamas's Al-Aqsa TV – WARNING – GRAPHIC IMAGES," March 10, 2015.