“Gay Anal Tests” Challenged in Kenya

by Admin on May 9, 2016

Two men in Kenya have launched a court case after police allegedly forced them to undergo anal examinations to prove they had gay sex.

They are calling for the tests to be declared unconstitutional.

Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya, and those found guilty can be punished by up to 14 years behind bars.

Criminal defense lawyers in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds have been successfully defending clients for decades.

Human Rights Watch has called for a global ban on anal examinations, saying:

“Under international law, forced anal examinations are a form of cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment that may amount to torture.”

Read the full story at the BBC here.

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