Kenyan rights group seeks to decriminalize gay sexual relations between consenting adults

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KAMPALA, Uganda — A Kenyan rights group says it is going to court to decriminalize gay sexual relations between consenting adults.

The Kenyan National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission said in a statement April 15 that the case, which challenges the constitutionality of certain sections of the penal code, will be heard by the Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court in the capital, Nairobi.

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Kenyan court orders government to register gay rights group

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Nairobi, Kenya (AP) – Kenyan judges on April 27 ordered a government agency to register a human rights group representing the country’s gay people.

The Kenyan constitution recognizes and protects the rights of minorities, the three judges of the High Court said in their ruling. The Non-Governmental Organization Co-ordination Board had refused to register the rights group on religious and moral grounds.

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