Rashida, we can’t hear you…Police threaten to arrest members of al-Qaws, Palestinian LGBT group

TIMES OF ISRAEL
PA police ban Palestinian LGBT group from holding activities in West Bank
by Adam Rasgon
August 19, 2019

Palestinian Authority police have banned a Palestinian LGBT rights group from organizing any activities in the West Bank and threatened to arrest them…In a statement Saturday, police spokesman Louay Arzeikat said events such as those organized by the group al-Qaws “go against and infringe upon the higher principles and values of Palestinian society.”…“The Palestinian police’s statement regarding the barring of the gathering of ‘gays’ and activists from the al-Qaws organization and threatening to pursue them and asking citizens to secretly inform on ‘suspects’ is very bad…” READ MORE

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