More than 100 gay men arrested in Bahrain

Published: February 7, 2011

Reports said that the event, at a sports club in Hidd, was a gay wedding and guests were said to have been spotted in make-up and women’s clothes.

It was raided by police after neighbours complained about noise levels on Thursday night.

The men, mostly from Bahrain and Gulf countries, were arrested on the charge of “conduct against public morals”.

Police are said to be checking whether any have been arrested for similar offences in the past.

Gay NZ reports that heir cases will be handled by the Bahrain General Attorney.

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