Entry #1318: Homosexual activity in Namibia

Original entry by danlev ()

RegionNamibia
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to a Submission in the UPR review of Namibia: "Homosexuality per se is not illegal in Namibia, however anal sex between two males has been considered illegal under common law sodomy provisions inherited as part of the Roman-Dutch law by the time of Namibia’s of independence. The law is silent on consensual sex between two women."
Sourceshttp://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session10/NA/JS1_JointSubmission-eng.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf


3 Revisions

3. Revision #170 ( by vviet93)
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2. Revision #96 ( by danlev)
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NoteAccording to a Submission in the UPR review of Namibia: "Homosexuality per se is not illegal in Namibia, however anal sex between two males has been considered illegal under common law sodomy provisions inherited as part of the Roman-Dutch law by the time of Namibia’s of independence. The law is silent on consensual sex between two women."According to a Submission in the UPR review of Namibia: "Homosexuality per se is not illegal in Namibia, however anal sex between two males has been considered illegal under common law sodomy provisions inherited as part of the Roman-Dutch law by the time of Namibia’s of independence. The law is silent on consensual sex between two women."
1. Revision #95 ( by danlev)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
NoteAccording to a Submission in the UPR review of Namibia: "Homosexuality per se is not illegal in Namibia, however anal sex between two males has been considered illegal under common law sodomy provisions inherited as part of the Roman-Dutch law by the time of Namibia’s of independence. The law is silent on consensual sex between two women."According to a Submission in the UPR review of Namibia: "Homosexuality per se is not illegal in Namibia, however anal sex between two males has been considered illegal under common law sodomy provisions inherited as part of the Roman-Dutch law by the time of Namibia’s of independence. The law is silent on consensual sex between two women."