In 72 countries homosexuality is still punishable

In 72 countries homosexuality is still punishable


50 years ago in Britain, homosexual behavior was taken from criminal law. Now there are many countries in the world where gays can be sentenced or even given the death penalty. Be carefull where you are on vacation.

In these countries or territories, homosexual behavior is punishable in one way or another: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Granada, Guiyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Qatar, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore , Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu.

 In the Cook Islands, in Indonesia and in Palestine, homosexuality is punishable in only a number of provinces.

In these countries, homosexual behavior is punished between men by the death penalty: Iran, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. In Somalia and Nigeria, this is the case in some provinces, as in areas in Syria and Iraq where ISIS is in power. In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Mauritania, the death sentence for sex between men is in law, but it is not implemented.

There is often a difference between the behavior of men or women.

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