Tag: Justice Roselyne Aburili

Kenya anti-sodomy law upheld

The Judges, led by Justice Roselyne, explain their decision.

In May 2019 Kenya’s High Court ruled against campaigners seeking to overturn a decades-old law banning sodomy. As the BBC reports here, three judges rejected claims that the law violated the new constitution, which guarantees equality, dignity and privacy. The penal code criminalises ‘carnal knowledge against the order of nature’. Such activity is punishable by …

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