It was reported that an extremist Libyan militia group captured a dozen gay men at a private party and is now threatening them with mutilation and execution.
The Gay Star News has reported that the private party in Ain Zara, a suburb of Tripoli, was infiltrated by members of an extremist Salafist militia on Thursday night.
Meanwhile, the group has posted a Facebook page with a picture of the 12 lined up against a wall. Virtually all of the messages as of this post have been supportive of the action. As of this post, there are 122 likes and 118 shares. The story has so far received no coverage, outside of The Gay Star News.
According to the story, the group has been identified as the Al-Nawasi militia by Human Rights Watch Libya. They are said to be extreme Salafists.
Please follow the coverage at The Gay Star News, ask your Representatives to investigate and ask your lgbt advocacy group to take an interest in this story and speak out on behalf of the victims. As of now, they are invisible to virtually everyone, but those who would kill and torture them.