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In this Oct. 22, 2015, photo, Daniel Halaby, a gay Syrian man who fled from the Islamic State group, looks at his mobile phone as he stands along a riverbank in southern Turkey. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP)

What it's like to be gay under ISIS

Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel.He asked one of the men if he was satisfied with the sentence. Death, the judge told him, would...

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