Entry #1695: LGBT discrimination in East Timor

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RegionEast Timor
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal in some contexts
Start DateMar 18, 2009
End Datenow
DescriptionWithin the penal code, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (and discrimination in general) is treated as an aggravating circumstances.
Sourceshttp://www.wipo.int/edocs/lexdocs/laws/en/tl/tl006en.pdf http://timor-leste.gov.tl/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Constitution_RDTL_ENG.pdf
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