Comments on Article 154 of the Draft Criminal Code of Uzbekistan

Produced by the Human Dignity Trust and ILGA Europe, this briefing note sets out the clear opportunity presented by the reform Uzbekistan's criminal code to decriminalise same-sex conduct between men in Uzbekistan, in line with international human rights standards and Uzbekistan’s own Constitution. Article 154 in the proposed legislation continues to criminalise same-sex activity between men, in violation of the the country's Constitutional and international human rights obligations.