Kyrgyzstan’s Anti-Gay Bill to Outlaw Homosexuality, Activists Say


Kyrgyzstan’s parliament takes first step toward passing “anti-gay” bill. (Photo: David Trilling)

Vaguely worded anti-gay legislation in Kyrgyzstan could send a reporter to jail for discussing homosexual rights, force LGBT-rights activists underground, and encourage violence against the community, activists say. Some fear it amounts to re-criminalizing homosexuality.
 

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David Trilling is EurasiaNet's Central Asia editor.

Kyrgyzstan’s Anti-Gay Bill to Outlaw Homosexuality, Activists Say


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