Kenya High Court Refuses To Decriminalise Homosexuality

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Kenya’s high court, in a much-awaited verdict, on Friday refused to scrap laws criminalising homosexuality, fearing this would lead to same-sex marriage, which it said was unconstitutional.

“We find the impugned sections (of the penal code) are not unconstitutional. We hereby decline the relief sought and dismiss the consolidated petition,” said presiding judge Roselyne Aburili.

More to follow.

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