Entry #436: Homosexual activity in Syria

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RegionSyria
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJun 22, 1949
End Datenow
DescriptionThe penal law states any "carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment..."
Sourceshttp://www.helem.net/sites/default/files/2.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://archive.globalgayz.com/middle-east/syria/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/06/12/recognizing-religious-freedom-lgbt-issue http://archive.globalgayz.com/middle-east/syria/


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Sourceshttp://www.helem.net/sites/default/files/2.pdfhttp://www.helem.net/sites/default/files/2.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://archive.globalgayz.com/middle-east/syria/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/06/12/recognizing-religious-freedom-lgbt-issue http://archive.globalgayz.com/middle-east/syria/

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NoteThe penal law states any \"carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment...The penal law states any "carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment..."
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "imprison for gays up to 3 years is active ."
  • Status is not correct "1) ISIL has not been defeated. 2) In ISIL-held territory, the punishment is to be thrown from a tall building, and if you live, to be stoned to death. "

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