World

  • Amnesty: Indonesia must repeal stoning and caning law

    LONDON — A new Indonesian bylaw that endorses stoning to death for adultery and caning of up to 100 lashes for homosexuality must be repealed, Amnesty International said last week. The local Islamic Criminal Code was passed by the Aceh Provincial House of Representatives. It forbids a number of acts including alcohol consumption, gambling, intimacy between unmarried couples, adultery and fornica.... Read More
  • New Delhi court votes to decriminalize gay sex

    NEW DELHI, INDIA — The Delhi High Court overturned a 148-year-old colonial law criminalizing consensual same-sex sex. NEW DELHI, INDIA — The Delhi High Court overturned a 148-year-old colonial law criminalizing consensual same-sex sex saying the measure was a violation of fundamental human rights protected under India’s Constitution. The court reasoned that “the criminalization of homosex.... Read More
  • Activists denounce verdict in South African murder case

    NEW YORK — Activists with the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission expressed disappointment with a recent verdict from a court in Delmas, South Africa. The court convicted only one of three men on trial for the murder of lesbian Eudy Simelane. The body of 31-year old Simelane, a soccer player on South Africa’s national women’s team, was found in a field in KwaThema township .... Read More
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