Entry #5470: Homosexual activity in Palestine

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RegionPalestine
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateFeb 12, 2017
End DateSep 9, 2018
DescriptionUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Under British Mandate criminal code Ordinance number. 74. Not enforced. Female always legal.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#israel_palestine


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NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Female always legal.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Under British Mandate criminal code Ordinance number. 74. Not enforced. Female always legal.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/ https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#israel_palestine

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Since 1951 under Jordan. Not enforced. Female always legal.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Female always legal.

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Female always legal.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Since 1951 under Jordan. Not enforced. Female always legal.

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Female always legal.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced.

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End Date2018-06-042018-06-14
NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.

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Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf https://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Overview_2017.pdf https://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/

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End Date2018-04-222018-06-04

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End Date2018-04-042018-04-22
NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Not enforced.

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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://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal/

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End Date2017-12-012018-02-12
NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. not enforced.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/201801world_report_web.pdf

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End Date2017-11-162017-12-01
NoteUp to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. not enforced.

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End Date2017-09-202017-11-16
NoteUp to 10 years in prison.Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal

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End Date2017-09-182017-09-20
Notedeath penalty in practice. legally recognized is up to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Legal in the west bank. Up to 10 years in prison.

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ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)

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End Date2017-09-012017-09-18
NoteUp to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Only in the Gaza strip. death penalty not enforced.death penalty in practice. legally recognized is up to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Legal in the west bank.

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Only in the Gaza strip.Up to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Only in the Gaza strip. death penalty not enforced.

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NoteUp to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. In the Gaza strip.Up to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. Only in the Gaza strip.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal

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Start Date0000-01-012017-02-12
End Date2017-02-122017-09-01
NoteUp to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality.Up to 10 years in prison. under the crime of homosexuality. In the Gaza strip.

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