Entry #73: Homosexual activity in Yemen

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RegionYemen
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start Date2014
End Datenow
DescriptionEven though the Yemeni Law says that only married Muslim man can be punished with the death penalty if the man is caught having a homosexual activity. Executions can occur in the country in the time during the Yemeni Civil war by vigilante Islamist groups and controls.
Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/76-countries-where-anti-gay-laws-are-as-bad-as-or-worse-than


Revision History (1)

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start Date1994-01-012014-01-01
Start Date Unknownmonth
Noteimprisonment plus physical violenceEven though the Yemeni Law says that only married Muslim man can be punished with the death penalty if the man is caught having a homosexual activity. Executions can occur in the country in the time during the Yemeni Civil war by vigilante Islamist groups and controls.

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