Entry #793: Homosexual activity in United Arab Emirates

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RegionUnited Arab Emirates
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateDec 8, 1987
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 354 means male homosexuality is punishable by death. Female homosexuality on the other hand, is not mentioned. It maybe covered under article 358 of the Penal Code which mentions indecent act.
Sourceshttp://www.icrc.org/applic/ihl/ihl-nat.nsf/0/218e3da95ead1d44c12576b2003ab1ba/$FILE/Penal%20Code.pdf
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