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South Korea: Military ‘Sodomy’ Law Violates Rights

Expand South Korean soldiers at a marine base in Gimpo, South Korea, on June 10, 2016. © 2016 Reuters South Korea’s law that bans same-sex conduct for soldiers violates its international human rights obligations and should be repealed, Human Rights Watch said in an amicus brief submitted to the country’s Constitutional Court today. Domestic and international human rights groups have challenged the discriminatory law, which has been used to punish sexual acts among servicemen with up to two years in prison under a “disgraceful conduct” clause – regardless of consent and whether they have sex…

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