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Botswana’s High Court decision to decriminalise same-sex relations amongst consenting adults is a very important step forward for equality, says a UN human rights expert.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday warmly welcomed the decision by the High Court of Botswana to decriminalize consensual same-sex relations between adults by striking down relevant provisions of the country’s Penal Code.
UNAIDS applauds the landmark decision of the High Court of Botswana to declare unconstitutional key provisions of Sections 164 and 167 of the Botswana Penal Code.
A high court in Botswana struck down two colonial-era laws Tuesday morning, effectively legalizing homosexual conduct and making this southern African country the first on the continent to do so through its courts.
The Court did not reach a decision this June 4 and announced that it will continue deliberating in another session. The historic discussion takes place in a highly conservative country.
The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication.
Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations. Semenya can compete in 800m without medication to 25 June
Last week’s vote by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) laid the foundation for landmark legislation which will include protection for sexual minorities in the nation’ anti-discrimination laws.
Employers fear ‘conscience rule’ creates risky situation
Court rules in favour of Yeung Chu-wing, a gay activist who brought the lawsuit in 2017
Offences overturned or revised made gay men criminally liable for acts that are legal for heterosexuals
LGBT+ advocates filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to block a rule the U.S. government said will allow medical professionals to act according their consciences, but that critics said could deny care to those in need.