Homosexuality in Fiji Decriminalised

Published: February 26, 2010

Homosexuality in Fiji Decriminalised
Pukaar April 2010 Issue 69

Homosexuality has been decriminalised on the South Pacific archipeligo of Fiji by the Crime Decree, which came into effect at the beginning of February this year.

Former High Court judge Nazhat Shameem has clarified that unlike the Criminal Penal Code which had sentences and punishment set aside for sodomy and unnatural offences, there were no such provisions in the Crime Decree.

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