Entry #437: Homosexual activity in Iraq

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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 401 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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Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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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 401 in the penal code can be used against LGBT community.

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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.pdfhttp://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
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Article 394 still prohibits sodomy."
  • Status is not correct

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