Qatar saw its first public LGBT rights demo on 25 October.
British human rights activist Peter Tatchell, 70, held up a placard in front of the National Museum of Qatar, in the capital, Doha. It read: ‘Qatar arrests, jails & subjects LGBTs to “conversion” #QatarAntiGay.’ With his colleague Simon Harris, he was detained and ‘advised’ to leave the country.
In Qatar, same-sex activity by men or women can lead to up to seven years in prison.
On 19 November, the day before…