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’
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
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