Entry #526: Homosexual activity in Bahrain

Original entry by vviet93 ()

RegionBahrain
IssueHomosexual activity
Statusambiguous
Start DateMar 20, 1976
End Datenow
DescriptionBahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal. However there has been documented cases of arrests being made towards homosexual people on virtue of them being homosexuals
Sourceshttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://www.gcchumanrights.org/lgbt.html http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Persecution_of_Homosexuals_(Bahrain)


3 Revisions

3. Revision #105 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
ValueLegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteBahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal. However there has been documented cases of arrests being made towards homosexual people on virtue of them being homosexualsBahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal.
Sourceshttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://www.gcchumanrights.org/lgbt.html http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Persecution_of_Homosexuals_(Bahrain)http://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://www.gcchumanrights.org/lgbt.html http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
2. Revision #98 ( by jbmacluckie)
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NoteBahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal.
Sourceshttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://www.gcchumanrights.org/lgbt.html http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdfhttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
1. Revision #97 ( by jbmacluckie)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
Sourceshttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdfhttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.pdf