Entry #13998: Homosexual activity in Namibia

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RegionNamibia
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 21, 2024
End Date(none)
DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the laws that had banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men were unfair discrimination and should be removed.
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c7220g65xllo.amp
https://amp.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jun/21/namibia-high-court-overturns-law-banning-consensual-gay-sex
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/namibian-court-overturns-declares-unconstitutional-law-criminalizing-gay-111320470


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edited by Unknownmiles. Fixing grammar of sentence

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DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the law that banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men was unfair discrimination and should be removed.A Namibian High Court ruled that certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the laws that had banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men were unfair discrimination and should be removed.
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A Namibian High Court ruled that certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the law that banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men was unfair discrimination and should be removed. laws that had banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men were unfair discrimination and should be removed.

edited by Unknownmiles. Adding more information

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DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence.A Namibian High Court ruled that certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the law that banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men was unfair discrimination and should be removed.
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A Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. certain Namibian laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. The three judges in the High Court said in a joint ruling that the law that banned “sodomy” and "unnatural sexual offenses" between men was unfair discrimination and should be removed.

edited by Unknownmiles. Removed twitter link and twitter parts in description and added three sources

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DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from Twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.)A Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence.
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A Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from Twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.)
Sourceshttps://x.com/EqualNamibia/status/1804064823228948941?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweethttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c7220g65xllo.amp
https://amp.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jun/21/namibia-high-court-overturns-law-banning-consensual-gay-sex
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/namibian-court-overturns-declares-unconstitutional-law-criminalizing-gay-111320470
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https://x.com/EqualNamibia/status/1804064823228948941?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c7220g65xllo.amp https://amp.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jun/21/namibia-high-court-overturns-law-banning-consensual-gay-sex https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/namibian-court-overturns-declares-unconstitutional-law-criminalizing-gay-111320470

edited by Unknownmiles. Fixing grammar of sentence

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DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.A Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from Twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.)
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A Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated. Twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.)

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Original entry
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 21, 2024
End Date(none)
DescriptionA Namibian High Court ruled that Namibia laws which criminalized sodomy were unconstitutional. The laws had been in place since right after Namibia gained independence. (The current source is Twitter because this is brand new news. This is a trusted account from twitter. The moment a new source comes out the link will be updated.
Sourceshttps://x.com/EqualNamibia/status/1804064823228948941?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet