×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: AF | Kenya | Gay Rights

Kenya Court Postpones Ruling on Anti-gay Laws to May 24

Friday, 22 February 2019 05:39 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court has postponed a ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships.

Justice Chaacha Mwita of the High Court said Friday the ruling will not be made until May 24 because some judges had been busy.

The delay has disappointed several activists who went to the court for the landmark ruling.

"To say we are disappointed would be an understatement," the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, which is among the petitioners in the case said in a tweet.

Activists argue that sections of the code are in breach of the constitution and deny basic rights by criminalizing consensual same-sex relations between adults.

© Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


GlobalTalk
A Kenyan court has postponed a ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships.Justice Chaacha Mwita of the High Court said Friday the ruling will not be made until May 24 because some judges had been busy.The delay has disappointed several activists who went to...
AF,Kenya,Gay Rights
109
2019-39-22
Friday, 22 February 2019 05:39 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved