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27 men arrested in Lebanon for alleged ‘unnatural sex’ and ‘public indecency’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Human rights activists rally in Beirut in 2013  demanding greater rights and protections for the LGBT community in Lebanon.
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Police in Beirut have arrested 27 men for allegedly engaging in “gay sex” during a raid on a Beirut bathhouse on Saturday. According to Colonel Tony Haddad of Hbeish police station, the 27 unnamed men, including the owner and employees, have been in police custody since police raided Agha Hammam in the area of Hamra-Concord, Beirut.

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Lebanon: Being gay is not a disease and needs no treatment

Friday, July 12, 2013
Lebanon
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Homosexuality is not a mental disorder and does not need to be treated, the Lebanese Psychiatric Society (LPS) said Thursday in a statement published by the Ministry of Information.

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