INDIA: Rights Groups Challenge The Legalization of Gay Sex

 

In 2009, India decriminalized a 148-year old colonial law where homosexual acts were considered illegal and punishable by a ten-year prison term.  This 2009 ruling is currently the subject of debate at the Supreme Court as political, social and religious groups want to have colonial-era law reinstated.  These rights groups argue that the law contravened human rights.  The Court has asked them to explain how homosexual acts are against the order of nature as submitted by them.

 

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