Entry #12274: Homosexual activity in United Arab Emirates

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RegionUnited Arab Emirates
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start Datepast
End Datenow
Description LGBT activities are illegal in the UAE. Punishments (under sharia law) include death, life in prison, floggings, fines, deportation, chemical castration, forced psychological treatments, honor killings, beatings, forced anal examinations, forced hormone injections, and torture.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/ https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/ https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/ https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
Reports (1)
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Revision History (3)

Deleted by johnteg. repaired

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Illegal (death penalty as punishment)

Revision by danlev. Sources were in wikipedia markup.

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Sourceseath, life in prison, [[flogging]]s,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}, torture, beatings,https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/anal examinations,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} fines,https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ [[deportation]]{{cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html|title=Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai|newspaper=The New York Times|date=11 November 2017|last=Nordland|first=Rod}}{{cite news|url=https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/|title=Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries|work=[[TheJournal.ie]]|date=9 September 2018}}{{cite news|newspaper=LGBT Nation|title=One photo of gay man in drag lands him on death row in Abu Dhabi|author=Dawn Ennis |date=5 October 2016|url=https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/}} involuntary medical and psychological treatments, chemical hormonal therapies, chemical castrations, detention for forced psychological treatments,, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html
https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/
https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
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eath, life in prison, [[flogging]]s,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}, torture, beatings,https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/anal examinations,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} fines,https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ [[deportation]]{{cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html|title=Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai|newspaper=The New York Times|date=11 November 2017|last=Nordland|first=Rod}}{{cite news|url=https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/|title=Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries|work=[[TheJournal.ie]]|date=9 September 2018}}{{cite news|newspaper=LGBT Nation|title=One photo of gay man in drag lands him on death row in Abu Dhabi|author=Dawn Ennis |date=5 October 2016|url=https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/}} involuntary medical and psychological treatments, chemical hormonal therapies, chemical castrations, detention for forced psychological treatments,, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/ https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/ https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/ https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions

Revision by l_hrz. imprisonment

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJan 1, 2023(NONE)
Sourceseath, life in prison, [[flogging]]s,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}, torture, beatings,https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/anal examinations,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} fines,https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ [[deportation]]{{cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html|title=Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai|newspaper=The New York Times|date=11 November 2017|last=Nordland|first=Rod}}{{cite news|url=https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/|title=Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries|work=[[TheJournal.ie]]|date=9 September 2018}}{{cite news|newspaper=LGBT Nation|title=One photo of gay man in drag lands him on death row in Abu Dhabi|author=Dawn Ennis |date=5 October 2016|url=https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/}} involuntary medical and psychological treatments, chemical hormonal therapies, chemical castrations, detention for forced psychological treatments,, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}eath, life in prison, [[flogging]]s,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}, torture, beatings,https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/anal examinations,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} fines,https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ [[deportation]]{{cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html|title=Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai|newspaper=The New York Times|date=11 November 2017|last=Nordland|first=Rod}}{{cite news|url=https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/|title=Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries|work=[[TheJournal.ie]]|date=9 September 2018}}{{cite news|newspaper=LGBT Nation|title=One photo of gay man in drag lands him on death row in Abu Dhabi|author=Dawn Ennis |date=5 October 2016|url=https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/}} involuntary medical and psychological treatments, chemical hormonal therapies, chemical castrations, detention for forced psychological treatments,, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}
Show Difference
eath, life in prison, [[flogging]]s,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}, torture, beatings,https://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/gay-british-man-fearing-torture-dodges-extradition-united-arab-emirates-video/anal examinations,{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} fines,https://web.archive.org/web/20190516235023/https://genderidentitywatch.com/2014/01/23/karen-mke-and-kamilla-satto-united-arab-emirates/ [[deportation]]{{cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/world/middleeast/dubai-crimes-united-arab-emirates-jail.html|title=Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai|newspaper=The New York Times|date=11 November 2017|last=Nordland|first=Rod}}{{cite news|url=https://www.thejournal.ie/same-sex-rights-across-the-world-4222149-Sep2018/|title=Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries|work=[[TheJournal.ie]]|date=9 September 2018}}{{cite news|newspaper=LGBT Nation|title=One photo of gay man in drag lands him on death row in Abu Dhabi|author=Dawn Ennis |date=5 October 2016|url=https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/10/one-photo-gay-man-drag-lands-death-row-abu-dhabi/}} involuntary medical and psychological treatments, chemical hormonal therapies, chemical castrations, detention for forced psychological treatments,2011"/>, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}} 2011">, beatings, forced rectal examinations,{{citation |title=Together, apart: Organizing around Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Worldwide |date=2009 |publisher=Human Rights Watch |location=New York |isbn=978-1-56432-484-9 |url=https://www.refworld.org/docid/4a30b4f42.html|via=United Nations Refworld}}{{rp|479}} and torture.{{cite web|url=https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions|title=Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions|date=12 July 2016 |website=Human Rights Watch|language=en}}
Reports (5)
  • Status is not correct
  • Sources are invalid or broken "Look at Wikipedia, go to the references. They actually never arrest any gay person since 2015"
  • Sources are invalid or broken "Cross dressing is illegal and has occasionally been prosecuted, but there have been no arrests for consensual same-sex relations since 2014. The death penalty has never been applied for same-sex relations"
  • Sources are invalid or broken "All these links are broken. Homosexual activity is illegal in the UAE but it is rarely enforced. The US department of State reports there have been no arrests for consensual same sex conduct since 2015 https://www.state.gov/reports/2020-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/united-arab-emirates/ "
  • Status is not correct

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