Jamal Jeffers et al v The Attorney General Of St. Christopher And Nevis

Jamal Jeffers et al v The Attorney General Of St. Christopher And Nevis

In August 2022, the High Court of Saint Kitts and Nevis ruled that sections 56 and 57 of the Offences Against the Person Act, which criminalise same-sex activity, were unconstitutional in that they contravened the right to protection of personal privacy and the right to freedom of expression. The court ruled that they were null and void and of no force and effect to the extent that they criminalises any acts constituting consensual sexual conduct in private between adults.

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Tan Seng Kee And Others V Attorney General Of Singapore Case Digest

Tan Seng Kee And Others V Attorney General Of Singapore Case Digest

In February 2022, the Singapore Court of Appeal did not find that Section 377A of the Penal Code was unconstitutional. However, it made the significant ruling that the provision, which criminalises same-sex activity between men, was unenforceable in its entirety.

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Orden David et al v The Attorney General Of Antigua And Barbuda

Orden David et al v The Attorney General Of Antigua And Barbuda

The High Court of Antigua & Barbuda has struck down discriminatory criminal laws that targeted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

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Rosanna Flamer-Caldera v Sri Lanka (CEDAW Communication No. 134/2018) Case Digest

Rosanna Flamer-Caldera v Sri Lanka (CEDAW Communication No. 134/2018) Case Digest

In a landmark decision adopted 21 February 2022, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) finds that the criminalisation of consensual, same-sex intimacy between women is a human rights violation. The case was brought by Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, Executive Director of EQUAL GROUND, the main LGBT organisation in Sri Lanka, with the support of the Human Dignity Trust.

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Rosanna Flamer-Caldera v Sri Lanka (CEDAW Decision on Communication No. 134/2018)

Rosanna Flamer-Caldera v Sri Lanka (CEDAW Decision on Communication No. 134/2018)

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women found Sri Lanka violated the rights of a lesbian and leading LGBTI activist who was subjected to discrimination, threats and abuses due to the country’s Penal Code that criminalises same-sex sexual activity.

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Tan Seng Kee v Attorney General and other appeals [2022] SGCA 16

Tan Seng Kee v Attorney General and other appeals [2022] SGCA 16

The Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss three challenges to Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises sex between men.

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