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India Seeks Reversal in Gay Ban Ruling

India's government has asked the country's highest court to reconsider its recent ruling upholding the criminalization of homosexual sex. New Delhi filed the plea Friday with the Supreme Court. Earlier last week, the top court revived a colonial-era law making gay sex an offense punishable by life imprisonment. After the ruling came down on December 11, homosexuals and gay rights activists in several Indian cities took their anger and anguish to the streets to protest...

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