Entry #4942: Homosexual activity in Tanzania

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RegionTanzania
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJul 1, 2008
End DateSep 8, 2018
Description5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Rarely enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/


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End Date2018-08-202018-09-08
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdfhttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/

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End Date2018-08-012018-08-20
Note5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Legal in some regions.5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Rarely enforced.

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ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Note5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar.5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Legal in some regions.

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End Date2018-07-232018-08-01

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End Date2018-07-202018-07-23
Note5- 30 years in prison and fine.5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar.

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ValueLegalMale illegal, female legal
Note5- 25 years in prison in Zanzibar.5- 30 years in prison and fine.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
End Date2018-07-122018-07-20
Note5 to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. not enforced.5- 25 years in prison in Zanzibar.

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End Date2018-06-242018-07-12

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End Date2018-06-182018-06-24

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End Date2018-06-022018-06-18

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End Date2018-05-052018-06-02
Note5 to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.5 to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. not enforced.

Revision by Ausyk

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Notefive to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.5 to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.

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End Date2018-04-252018-05-05
Notethirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.five to 25 prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.

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End Date2018-04-012018-04-25

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End Date2018-02-122018-04-01

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Notethirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. thirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people. Police arrested a lesbian couple for kissing.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2017-09-062018-02-12
Notethirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts.thirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Since Mid-2016 military has been cracking down on gay people.

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End Date2017-03-192017-09-06

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End Date2017-02-122017-03-19

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End Date2014-06-212017-02-12
Note14 years in prison.thirty years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts.
SourcesNohttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/

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Start Date0000-01-012008-07-01

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