Angola's New Criminal Code Drops Ban on Homosexual Activity
Human Rights Watch reports that the Angolan parliament has adopted a new penal code, the first since it gained independence from Portugal in 1975. The new code does away with a "vices against nature" provision, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct. The government has also prohibited discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation.
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ANGOP, 23 January 2019
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