Iran-Based Cleric Linked to Orlando Says He Never “Gave the Call to a Death Sentence” at Talks on Homosexuality

Fusion draws attention to new Facebook postings by Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar: Asked specifically about his March comments about gays in Orlando, Sekaleshfar called it an “academic discussion” where he was describing the “theoretical angle as to what Islam says.” “I never gave the call to a death sentence,” he said, adding that extracts were taken out […]