Al-Qaida kills another Yemeni man suspected of being gay

25-year-old Waleed Saleh Awedan is at least the 35th person murdered by Al-Qaida linked militants on suspicion they are homosexual in Yemen in the last two years.

A motorcycle riding gunman has shot dead a 25-year-old Yemeni man on Monday over suspicions he was a homosexual.

Waleed Saleh Awedan was shot near his home in Lahj province in southern Yemen on Monday evening.

Awedan’s death is only the latest in a series of assassinations of suspected homosexuals by Al-Qaida linked militants in the Arabian Peninsula nation.