World Jun 11

An activist holds up a rainbow flag to celebrate inside Botswana High Court in Gaborone on June 11, 2019. - Botswana's Court ruled on June 11 in favour of decriminalising homosexuality, handing down a landmark verdict greeted with joy by gay rights campaigners. Photo by Tshekiso Tebalo/AFP/Getty Images
Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in landmark Africa case

Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday in a landmark case for Africa when the High Court rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code punishing same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison.

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