Qatar’s emir says gay rights are under threat

Qatar may allow LGBTQ flags, protests during World Cup: report

Qatar is considering allowing Muslim groups to fly a rainbow flag on the pitch and hold LGBT-themed protests during the 2018 soccer World Cup, the country’s top prosecutor announced on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Qatar is considering allowing Muslim groups to fly a rainbow flag on the pitch and hold LGBT-themed protests during the 2018 soccer World Cup, the country’s top prosecutor announced on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Khadra Yusuf, a member of the ruling emir’s committee, told Reuters that the emir would consider allowing the flags in the stadiums in line with their religious freedom.

The emir’s decree would be issued on Oct. 29, she said.

The United Nations last month passed a resolution calling for a “referendum on the criminalisation of the practice [of] homosexuality” in certain countries and urged members to support the practice. In October, Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, said he planned to give the vote “more support”.

The emir’s decree would be issued on Oct. 29, she said.

The United Nations last month passed a resolution calling for a “referendum on the criminalisation of the practice [of] homosexuality” in certain countries and urged members to support the practice. In October, Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, said he planned to give the vote “more support”.

This week Qatar’s prime minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr al-Thani, told a group of women and men that the country was a “very tolerant country” but that LGBT rights were under threat, according to the New York Times.

This week Qatar’s prime minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr al-Thani, told a group of women and men that the country was a “very tolerant country” but that LGBT rights were under threat, according to the New York Times.

The country’s president, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, said in June that gays were not welcome in Qatar, according to the BBC.

The country’s president, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, said in June

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