As the AP reports (by way of Newsbusters):
Palestinians run as they try to cross to the Israel side at the Erez Crossing, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, June 16, 2007. Dozens of Palestinians converged on the Erez crossing with Israel on Saturday, trying to leave the Gaza Strip following Hamas’ takeover.
Israel has long been a place of political asylum for Muslims in the region.
Homosexuals flee to Israel, because unlike their home countries, they will not be executed for their sexual preference.