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ISIS embraced gay couple, then stoned them to death

ISIS Fighters embrace two gay men prior to their execution
ISIS Fighters embrace two gay men prior to their execution

ISIS have released images that show a gay couple being embraced in “forgiveness,” before being brutally murdered.

Released to social media and shared by ISIS sympathizers, according to the Daily Mail, the images show two blindfolded men being led out in front of a large crowd of men and boys. ISIS fighters embrace the two men, apparently forgiving them for their sins, before proceeding to stone the pair to death.

A large crowd gathers to watch the executions
A large crowd gathered to watch the murders

Both men appear relaxed in the images, apparently a result of drugs which ISIS uses to calm its victims prior to killing them. Those who shared the images claimed that the pair’s acceptance of their fate and the ISIS fighters’ embracing of the men shows the compassionate side of the terrorist group.

The blindfolded men remain calm as they're led to their deaths
The blindfolded men remain calm as they’re led to their deaths

The final image released, which shows said fighters hurling rocks at the pair’s bodies, belies that claim.


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