Judge: India's anti-gay law is 'discriminatory' and mentally damaging

Scott Roberts
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The chairman of India’s Law Commission has condemned the country’s Supreme Court for recriminalising homosexuality.

“Section 377 is discriminatory in its application, unreasonable in its intent, deprives a group of its personal autonomy and violates individual privacy and human dignity,” Justice Shah said yesterday in New Delhi at the launch of a book about LGBT rights.

The Supreme Court’s ruling of December 2013 was constitutionally wrong, Justice AP Shah warned.

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