Entry #8399: Homosexual activity in Ayeyarwady

Current Version

RegionAyeyarwady
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJan 1, 1861
End Datenow
DescriptionUnder colonial era statutes, homosexuality is illegal in Myanmar with up to 20 years in prison. Torture and vigilante executions are also common.
Sourceshttps://www.mmtimes.com/news/year-end-review-lgbt-rights.html


Revision History (2)

Revision by Jackninja5

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Date1826-01-011861-01-01
NoteUnder colonial era statutes, homosexuality is illegal in Myanmar with up to 20 years in prison. Torture and vigilante executions are also common.
Sourceshttps://www.mmtimes.com/news/year-end-review-lgbt-rights.html

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
Note8 to 14 years in prison. Not enforced.
SourcesNo
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality is illegal in Myanmar since 1861."

Ausyk created this entry.