Homosexual Relations in the Penal Codes: General Study Regarding the Laws in the Arab Countries with a Report on Lebanon and Tunisia

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Homosexual Relations in the Penal Codes: General Study Regarding the Laws in the Arab Countries with a Report on Lebanon and Tunisia
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Published on: Fri, 01/20/2012
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Link to orginial post: http://www.helem.net/node/188

Written by: Doctor Wahid Al Farchichi: Law Professor at the Tunisian UniversityProfessor Nizar Saghiyeh: Lawyer and Independant Law Researcher

Contents:

  • The law and homosexuality
  • A survey and an analytical study of the legislation of most Arab countries 
  • Part one: The discrepancies in the Arab legislations
  • in the criminalization of the homosexual act
  • Part two: The disparities of the sanctions
  • for the homosexual acts in the Arab legislations 
  • Conclusion
  • Law and homosexuality: any ways for reconciliation? 
  • List of references
  • Homosexuals in the Penal Code
  • Acknowledgements and Dedication 
  • Introduction 
  • Section One: Legal Provisions Used as a Basis for Prosecution
  • of Consensual Homosexual Relations Between Adults 
  • Section Two: Homosexuals and the Judiciary: Analyzing Court Decisions 
  • Section Three: The Impact of Applying Article 534 on the Lebanese Socio-Legal System