Entry #9987: Homosexual activity in United Arab Emirates

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RegionUnited Arab Emirates
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateDec 8, 1987
End DateOct 9, 2018
DescriptionArticle 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced .If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation
Sourceshttp://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http://ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/
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Sourceshttp://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http;//ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/ http://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http://ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/

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NoteArticle 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation Article 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced .If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation

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Sourceshttp://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http;//ilga.org/ http://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http;//ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/

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Sourceshttp://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ www.ilga.org http://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ http;//ilga.org/

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Note Article 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation Article 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation
Sourceshttp://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ www.ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/ http://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ www.ilga.org

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End Date2018-10-072018-10-09
NoteArticle 354 means male homosexuality is punishable by death penalty fines,chemical castrations,torture,beatings, flaggings deportation for foreigners .not enforced Female homosexuality on the other hand, is not mentioned. It maybe covered under article 358 of the Penal Code which mentions indecent act. Article 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation
Sourceshttp://www.icrc.org/applic/ihl/ihl-nat.nsf/0/218e3da95ead1d44c12576b2003ab1ba/$FILE/Penal%20Code.pdf http://blog.brokerfish.com/2012/08/08/a-guide-to-moving-to-the-uae-laws-regulations/http://76crimes.com/tag/united-Arab-emirates/ www.ilga.org/State-Sponsored Homophobia/

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