Entry #680: Homosexual activity in Guinea

Original entry by danlev ()

RegionGuinea
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateDec 31, 1988
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 325 of the Guinea Penal Code states that homosexuality is illegal with punishment being 6 months to three years in prison and a fine of 100,000 to 1,000,000 Guinean francs. If the act was committed with a minor (under 21 years), the individual will face the maximum penalty.
Sourceshttp://www.refworld.org/docid/44a3eb9a4.html http://www.asylumlaw.org/docs/sexualminorities/Guinea_CU_SO.pdf
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