Entry #496: Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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RegionAfghanistan
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start DateOct 7, 1976
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is encouraged.
Sourceshttps://www.unodc.org/tldb/showDocument.do?documentUid=2100


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Revision by tsusamu

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NoteArticle 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is legal .Article 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is encouraged.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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NoteArticle 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is legal Article 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is legal .
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