Violations of the human rights of homosexuals: extracts from Amnesty International action materials

This document is a compilation of extracts from action materials produced by Amnesty International since September 1991 which particularly concern the human rights of homosexuals. It covers 24 countries and the violations reported range from repressive legislation which criminalizes homosexual acts between consenting adults to imprisonment, torture and even killing of homosexuals. Summaries of cases are given and references to the full documents cited appear with each entry.

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