Kuwait is not the only country which bans homosexuals. Homosexuality is not only banned but dealt with extreme measures in many other non-Gulf countries.
The health ministry of Kuwait has proposed that expatriates have to go through a clinical examination on their sexual preference before entering the Gulf Cooperation Countries. The clinical examination will be designed to spot homosexuals and disallow them to enter the Gulf.
A central committee, convening on Nov 11, is going to consider the proposal. The director of public health at the Kuwaiti health ministry, Yousuf Mindkar, has informed that expatriates are already obliged to go through a routine health examination when they enter the Gulf. This time, however, the routine examination will also work on detecting gays and prohibiting them from entering the country, according to Mr Mindkar as told to Al Rai.
Kuwait is, on the other hand, not the only country which bans homosexuals. Homosexuality is not only banned but dealt with extreme measures in many other non-Gulf countries.
Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi Nobel laureate, were intensely criticised recently because of his comments supporting homosexual rights. Islamic groups announced that he should be prosecuted for voicing his opinion in favour of homosexuals in a country which is extremely apathetic towards homosexuality.
A pastor in Nigeria believes that the human race will possibly be extinct due to homosexuality, according to Gay Star News. Pastor Enoch Adeboye said earlier in 2013 that same-sex marriages will perish the human race. He said that homosexuality is against the will of God Who asks human beings to "multiply".
Trinidad and Tobago
The immigration act of the country legally condemns homosexuality by banning their entry in to the country. Gay activists have been working on taking the government to the Caribbean Court of Justice to solve the matter on a legal method.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has recently signed a bill that threatens the homosexual movement in the country. Several prominent international personalities spoke openly against the government's take on gay rights. However, Russia refuses to revoke the ban. Socio-political pressure on the Russian government has, nevertheless, forced it to soften its rigidity against homosexuality at least during the Olympics.
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