Entry #526: Homosexual activity in Bahrain

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RegionBahrain
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
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)


Revision History (4)

Revision by Antinousosiris

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Revision by vviet93

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ValueLegal
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NoteBahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal.Bahrain 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.pdfhttp://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)
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  • Status is not correct "it is legal."

Revision 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://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdfhttp://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

Revision by jbmacluckie

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Sourceshttp://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Bahrain/Laws/Bahrain%20Penal%20Code%201976.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
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "It is illegal. No law to recognize and regulate same-sex relationships. People caught performing same-sex actions are subject to imprisonment. "

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