Chad considers criminalising homosexuality

Published: November 22, 2014

Nick Duffy
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Chad is considering introducing a ban on homosexuality.

The African country – which has never previously banned homosexuality – is considering amending its penal code to ban same-sex sexual activity.

According to AFP,  proposed legislation has already been adopted by the country’s cabinet which would punish gay sex with up to 20 years in prison.

It is yet to go before the country’s parliament, but given rising anti-gay sentiment in the nation is expected to pass.

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