Entry #5458: Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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RegionAfghanistan
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateOct 7, 1976
End DateSep 8, 2018
DescriptionLess than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Death penalty in Taliban held areas.
Sources https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland
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  • Note field is incorrect "In 2022 the Taliban has taken full control of the country, so all areas are taliban areas."


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Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland

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NoteLess than ten years in prison. Not enforced.Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Death penalty in Taliban held areas.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female uncertain
End Date2018-08-162018-08-24
NoteLess than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced.

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End Date2018-06-222018-06-26
NoteLess than ten years in prison. Decriminalization pending.Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swazilandhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland

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End Date2018-06-142018-06-22
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swazilandhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/277519.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland

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End Date2018-06-022018-06-14
NoteLess than ten years in prisonLess than ten years in prison. Decriminalization pending.

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End Date2018-03-142018-04-10
NoteFive to 15 years in prison under vague language. Death penalty not enforced since the fall of the Taliban.Less than ten years in prison
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/africa/swaziland

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Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf

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End Date2018-02-262018-03-02
NoteFive to 15 years in prison under vague language. Five to 15 years in prison under vague language. Death penalty not enforced since the fall of the Taliban.

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Sourceshttps://76crimes.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/dominica-leader-no-enforcement-of-anti-gay-law/https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/

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End Date2017-09-182018-02-26
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://76crimes.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/dominica-leader-no-enforcement-of-anti-gay-law/

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NoteFive to 15 years in prison under vague language. Death Penalty not enforced since Fall of the Taliban.Five to 15 years in prison under vague language.

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End Date2017-09-052017-09-18
NoteFive to 15 years in prison under vague language.Five to 15 years in prison under vague language. Death Penalty not enforced since Fall of the Taliban.

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End Date2017-03-062017-09-05

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End Date2017-02-112017-03-06

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