A speaker at a Students' Union affili­ated society workshop said that homosexuals would be executed in an ideal Islamic state, describing the practice of two men kissing as an "atrocity."

1st year Middle Eastern studies stu­dent Colin Cortbus attended a public meeting at the Students' Union last Wednesday 13th February organised by Global Aspi­rations and asked the chairperson of the meeting whether "in the Islamic society in which you strive for," they would "feel comfortable, personally and morally, to kill a gay man."

She responded, "Absolutely," and added later that homosexuality was an "atrocity, because it goes against what God says."

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