In response to another question, Khatami also justified his country’s use of capital punishment for acts of homosexuality, but said that the conditions for execution are so strict that they are “virtually impossible to meet.”The Boston Globe responded with silence as well.
“Homosexuality is a crime in Islam and crimes are punishable,” Khatami said. “And the fact that a crime could be punished by execution is debatable.”
The audience responded with silence to his remark.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Less Airbrushing at the Crimson
Though the Boston Globe did not report this item, the Harvard Crimson does: