2017-08-01 22:15:19 UTC
being found guilty of being gay.
A young man has been thrown to his death in the ISIS controlled
region of Raqqa, Syria after he was accused of being gay.
The heinous crime which was carried out by Islamic
fundamentalist group, ISIS attracted a large group of people who
gathered at the foot of a multi-storey building, while others
clambered on to rooftops to get a better view of the gruesome
The young victim was blindfolded man and then dragged to the
roof of the tallest building in the neighbourhood by bearded
militants, before being thrown off. The entire episode was
filmed by the group who used mobile phones to film as he was
being barbarically thrown to his death.
The images were released by local activist group, Raqqa is Being
Slaughtered Silently, who work undercover in the ISIS stronghold
to expose the terror group's atrocities.
This episode is the latest in a series of similar episodes where
the terrorist group gruesomely murders young men suspected of
In December, ISIS released their first images of the barbaric
punishment as part of a release that also showed men accused of
rape being crucified and left for dead in the centre of Raqqa.
Similar images emerged in January and early February of men
being thrown from 'the highest point in the city' following
accusations of homosexuality.
Also just last week, another young man was thrown off a roof and
stoned to death after being accused of homosexuality.