Entry #437: Homosexual activity in Iraq

Original entry by vviet93 vviet93 ()

RegionIraq
IssueHomosexual activity
Statusambiguous
Start DateJul 19, 1969
End Datenow
DescriptionEven though Iraq's Criminal Code doesn't mention homosexuality in its penal code, Articles such as 400 in the penal code can be used against LGBT community.
Sourceshttp://law.case.edu/saddamtrial/documents/Iraqi_Penal_Code_1969.pdf http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6dLeAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA139&lpg=PA139&dq=Same-sex+sexual+activity+legal++iraq+2003&source=bl&ots=YAb6dOt5c0&sig=CkFhMmyw8kl0l__T44QL9-MioqI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=16ODVNX1O8f-UICPgNgP&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Same-sex%20sexual%20activity%20legal%20%20iraq%202003&f=false


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NoteEven though Iraq's Criminal Code doesn't mention homosexuality in its penal code, Articles such as 400 in the penal code can be used against LGBT community.Even though Iraq\'s Criminal Code doesn\'t mention homosexuality in its penal code, Articles such as 400 in the penal code can be used against LGBT community.
Sourceshttp://law.case.edu/saddamtrial/documents/Iraqi_Penal_Code_1969.pdf http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6dLeAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA139&lpg=PA139&dq=Same-sex+sexual+activity+legal++iraq+2003&source=bl&ots=YAb6dOt5c0&sig=CkFhMmyw8kl0l__T44QL9-MioqI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=16ODVNX1O8f-UICPgNgP&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Same-sex%20sexual%20activity%20legal%20%20iraq%202003&f=falsehttp://law.case.edu/saddamtrial/documents/Iraqi_Penal_Code_1969.pdf