Entry #5498: Homosexual activity in Samoa

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionSamoa
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateJan 1, 1961
End DateSep 5, 2018
Description5-7 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf


10 Revisions

10. Revision #14194 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Note5-7 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Up to 5 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
9. Revision #12928 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-09-052018-08-20
8. Revision #12497 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-202018-08-01
7. Revision #11317 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-012018-07-20
6. Revision #10788 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
End Date2018-07-202018-07-05
5. Revision #9631 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-052018-06-14
4. Revision #8679 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-142018-06-07
NoteUp to 5 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Up to 5 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced.
3. Revision #8331 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-072017-03-08
2. Revision #6442 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
1. Revision #5551 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
NoteUp to 5 years in prison under the crime of sodomy. Not enforced.Up to 5 years in prison under the crime of sodomy.