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Kenya Upholds Ban on Same-Sex Relations

Kenya’s high court on Friday upheld laws that criminalize gay sex. The much-anticipated ruling Friday was decided by a three-judge bench on Kenya’s High court in Nairobi. The laws, sections 162(a) and (c) and 165 of Kenya’s Penal Code, criminalize consensual sexual conduct between two adults of the same sex, an act that as of Friday’s ruling remains punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Justices Roselyn Aburili, Chacha Mwita and John Mativo issued the ruling. In arguments read in...

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