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Botswana government to appeal against law legalising gay sex

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Attorney general says high court was mistaken in its ruling decriminalising homosexualityBotswana’s government will appeal against a high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.The court’s ruling in June, which was praised by international organisations and activists, meant Botswana joined a handful of African countries that have legalised same-sex relationships. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/06/botswana-government-to-appeal-against-law-legalising-gay-sex

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Publish date : 2019-07-06 10:03:43

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