Botswana High Court Scraps Anti-Gay Laws

A High Court has ruled as unconstitutional, Section 164 of Botswana's Penal Code which criminalised same-sex relationships. Botswana joins Angola, Mozambique and Seychelles which have scrapped anti-gay laws in recent years.

  • Botswana:   High Court Scraps Anti-Gay Laws

    allAfrica, 11 June 2019

    Botswana's High Court has overturned a law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. Under section 164 of Botswana's Penal Code, same sex relations was an offense that carried a… Read more »

Displaying the rainbow flag of gay rights activists: Despite vocal opposition in a number of African countries, acceptance is slowly gaining ground (file photo).

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