Eritrea questioned over anti-gay laws

Published: April 2, 2010

Eritrea questioned over anti-gay laws

Eritrean government officials for the first time have answered to rights activists’ questions about the
country’s tough anti-homosexuality laws. Legalisation was out of question, the official said.
At a recent UN review of the human rights situation in Eritrea, Rowland Jide Macaulay of the Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network challenged the Eritrean government to “repeal all legislative provisions which criminalise sexual activity between consenting adults of the same sex.”

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