Article 308 prohibits Muslim men from having sex with someone of the same sex with a penalty of death by stoning. Women are punished with a penalty of up to two years imprisonment and a fine for same-sex sexual activity.1
Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
- Criminalises sex between women
- Death penalty applies
1. Penal Code 1984, Article 308 Act Against Nature
“Any adult Muslim man who commits an indecent act or an act against nature with an individual of his sex will face the penalty of death by public stoning. If it is a question of two women, they will be punished as prescribed in article 306, first paragraph.” Full text.