Kenya High Court considers decriminalizing homosexuality
02 May 2018 | 12:23 pm
Gay sex is illegal in 32 African countries, including Kenya, where it is punishable by up to 14 years in jail. Kenya's High Court will soon deliver its ruling on a case seeking to decriminalize homosexuality.
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