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Botswana Court of Appeal decriminalises consensual same sex between same-sex partners

On 29th November 2021, The Botswana Court of Appeal through the Judge President Ian Kirby issues a monumental judgement to decriminalise consensual sex between same-sex partners.  The unanimous decision found that the Penal Code provisions (Sections 164 (a) and (c) ) violated the right to privacy (section 9 of the Constitution), the right to liberty, security of person and equal protection under the law (Section 3 of the Constitution) and the right to freedom from discrimination (section 15 of the Constitution)

 

Read more on the Judgement here