Entry #5105: Homosexual activity in Sri Lanka

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionSri Lanka
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateJan 1, 1885
End DateSep 9, 2018
Description8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Just got ruled unconstitutional in India on June 17, 2018.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/09/12/sri-lanka-should-take-challenge-lgbt-rights


23 Revisions

23. Revision #13858 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Note8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Just got ruled unconstitutional in India on June 17, 2018.8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending. Just got ruled unconstitutional in India on June 17, 2018.
22. Revision #13600 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/09/12/sri-lanka-should-take-challenge-lgbt-rightshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf
21. Revision #13079 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-09-092018-08-19
20. Revision #12190 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-192018-08-01
19. Revision #11293 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalMale illegal, female uncertain
18. Revision #11292 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female uncertainIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
End Date2018-08-012018-07-18
17. Revision #10426 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-182018-07-12
Note8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending. Just got ruled unconstitutional in India on June 17, 2018.8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending.
16. Revision #10031 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-122018-07-05
Note8-14 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending.
15. Revision #9667 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-052018-06-18
14. Revision #8971 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-182018-06-14
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced.Decriminalization pending.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization offered if the next political party gets in power. Decriminalization pending.
13. Revision #8669 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-142018-05-03
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization offered if the next political party gets in power. Decriminalization pending.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization offered if the next political party gets in power.
12. Revision #7810 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-05-032018-03-30
11. Revision #7125 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-302018-03-20
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization offered if the next political party gets in power.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
10. Revision #6901 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-202018-02-24
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Leaders are looking at decriminalization.
9. Revision #6013 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-242018-02-12
8. Revision #5780 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-122017-11-24
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under Section 365 and under article 365 A. Not enforced. Leaders are looking at decriminalization.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under article 365 A. Not enforced. leaders are looking at decriminalization.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdfhttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
7. Revision #4760 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-11-242017-11-03
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under article 365 A. Not enforced. leaders are looking at decriminalization.Up to 10 years in prison and fine under article 365 A. Not enforced.
6. Revision #4652 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-11-032017-09-06
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and fine under article 365 A. Not enforced.Up to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts. under article 365 A. Not enforced.
5. Revision #3291 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-062017-08-28
4. Revision #2893 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts. under article 365 A. Not enforced.Up to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts. under article 365 A.
3. Revision #2892 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-08-282017-03-21
2. Revision #2589 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-03-212017-02-12
NoteUp to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts. under article 365 A.Up to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts.
1. Revision #2206 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
End Date2017-02-122016-11-28
NoteUp to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts.Up to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping.