New ‘Gay Medical Tests’ In Saudi Arabia To Bar Entry Of Gays Into Country

The Muslim Issue

Gulf states to introduce medical testing on travellers to ‘detect’ gay people and stop them from entering the country

  • Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE already outlaw homosexuality, but are toughening their controversial stance
  • Kuwait’s director of public health says ‘gays will be barred’

By Ted Thornhill

PUBLISHED: 17:37, 7 October 2013

A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to ‘detect’ homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), according to a Kuwaiti government official.

GCC member countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – already deem homosexual acts unlawful.

This controversial stance is being toughened, according to Yousouf Mindkar, the director of public health at the Kuwaiti health ministry.

Kuwait: The Gulf state is said to be developing a test that willl 'detect' gay people

Kuwait: The Gulf state is said to be developing a test that willl ‘detect’ gay people

He told Kuwait…

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