ADDED ON: 07/18/2018

Lebanon Court Rules That Gay Sex is Not a Crime

07/17/2018 | Pink News

A court in Lebanon has ruled that the country’s law does not ban homosexuality. The decision to uphold the acquittal of nine people prosecuted for being gay in 2017 has been celebrated by activists, who view it as a landmark moment in the fight to decriminalize homosexuality. The July 12 ruling was handed down by a Mount Lebanon appeals court, the highest judicial authority to find in favor of equality so far, according to AFP.

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