Islamic State Stones Homosexual Man Near Aleppo

February 10, 2015

On February 10, 2015, the Aleppo province of the Islamic State (ISIS) published images showing the stoning of a man convicted of homosexuality in the town of Manbij northeast of Aleppo. The images did not show the convicted man or his actual stoning, only a large gathering of men at an undisclosed location. An ISIS religious police vehicle is seen at the scene as well. Dozens of spectators, including children, are seen standing on a nearby hill awaiting the execution. The stoning is carried out by over a dozen masked ISIS men, who are seen carrying large rocks in their hands. A stock of additional rocks can be seen next to them.


Source:, February 10, 2015.


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