Men suspected of sodomy are being subjected to anal examinations and confiscation of phones by police, with more than 70 gay men jailed last year
Tunisia is currently one of more than 70 countries around the world where homosexuality is illegal.
ERC members urge all governments to end the practice of forced anal exams on individuals based on their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity
Gay rights activists are celebrating after a Kenyan court ruled that subjecting suspected gay men to forced anal testing was illegal.
Forced anal exams are still carried out in several countries despite being considered a degrading form of torture and having no medical merit.
The Court of Appeals in Mombasa has ruled that the use of forced anal examinations by the Kenyan state is unlawful.
Doctors Worldwide Should Halt Abusive ‘Homosexuality Tests’
The Kenyan courts are considering an appeal against a 2016 ruling that allowed the authorities to force anal exams on men accused of homosexuality.
Tunisia and Kenya Move to Consign Discredited Medical Procedure to History Books
Six Egyptian men arrested for “promoting sexual deviancy” and “debauchery” on social media will be subjected to anal examinations ahead of their Oct. 1 trial,
Tunisia has vowed to ban the use forced anal examinations to test for homosexuality, according human rights group Amnesty International.
Resolutions of the Kenya Medical Association at the 196th National Governing Council Meeting held on 23rd September 2017 at the Methodist Guest House, Nairobi