Entry #489: Homosexual activity in Central African Republic

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RegionCentral African Republic
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJan 6, 2010
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 85 prohibits "any acts against nature committed against person of same sex" with 6 months to 2 years imprisonment and fines as punishment. However, Central African Republic is currently not functioning as a state and thus the law may not be exercised.
Sourceshttp://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7551
Reports (4)
  • Status is not correct "It is legal "
  • Status is not correct "again it is not illegal it is legal https://www.amnesty.org.uk/lgbti-lgbt-gay-human-rights-law-africa-uganda-kenya-nigeria-cameroon delete the current status of homosexuality because it is not right."
  • Status is not correct "in 2011 they legalized same sex activity. http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/17/state-lgbt-equality-africa"
  • Newer law has been passed

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