We’ll not change our religion in light of 28-day World Cup’ – Qatar to LGBT gatherings
Qatar have given the most clear sign yet that they won’t twist their strict conventions and convictions to oblige LGBT thoughts during the 2022 World Cup.
‘We won’t change our religion due to the World Cup’ – Qatar to LGBT gatherings
‘We won’t change our religion in light of the World Cup’ – Qatar to LGBT gatherings
An authority of the Arabic nation, Major General Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari, said Qatar can’t change its regulations or strict convictions since they’re facilitating the competition.
Al Ansari is the head of the Department of International Cooperation and furthermore serves as the Chairman of the National Counterterrorism Committee at the Ministry of Interior.
“You need to show your view about the (LGBTQ) circumstance, exhibit it in a general public where it will be acknowledged… We can’t change the regulations or our religion for a 28-day competition,” he told the Associated Press.
“We understand that this man got the ticket, comes here to watch the game, not to illustrate, a political (act) or something which is to him.”
Al Ansari further cautioned LGBTQ+ bunches against raising rainbow hails or exhibiting for their freedoms during the World Cup.
As per him, the security of gay gatherings that attempt to show in the stands during the World Cup can’t be ensured.
“If he (a fan) raised the rainbow banner and I took it from him, it’s not on the grounds that I truly need to, truly, take it, to truly affront him, however to safeguard him,” he said.
“Since, supposing that it’s not me, another person around him could assault (him)… I can’t ensure the way of behaving of the entire individuals. What’s more, I will tell him: ‘If it’s not too much trouble, don’t bother truly raising that banner now.'”
Concerns have been raised by supportive of LGBTQ+ bunches since Qatar were granted the option to have the World Cup.
Al Ansari, notwithstanding, demands people of all sexual directions are welcome to Qatar, however advised against public showcase of activities that are not adequate in the Arabic country.
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