Entry #65: Homosexual activity in Algeria

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RegionAlgeria
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJun 8, 1966
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998


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Revision by danlev. Revert abuse

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Note[EDIT REMOVED]Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.
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[EDIT REMOVED] Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.

Revision by KYSSSSS. I FUCKING HATE EQUALDEX WAAAA

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NoteArticle 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.[EDIT REMOVED]
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Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars. [EDIT REMOVED]
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  • Newer law has been passed "What is going on?"

Revision by beeurd

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Note"Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years..."Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.
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"Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years..." Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.

Revision by beeurd

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Note"Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years...""Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years..."
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\"Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years...\" "Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two months and two years..."
Sourceshttp://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
https://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
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http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998 https://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
Reports (6)
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Other "uncorrect algeria allows gay rights"
  • Status is not correct "For male and female is illegal, imprisonment and fine . No protection, discrimination, harassment physic and mental. "
  • Status is not correct "Does NOT apply to lesbian sex. Only male honosexuality."
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "That's de jure But de facto it's not illegal "

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