Kenyan Court Upholds Anal Exams For Homosexuality Charges

June 16, 2016 4:09 PM

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“Nothing stops the police from arresting me [now] because I’ve said I was a homosexual,” said Eric Gitari of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.

A Kenyan court ruled Thursday that law enforcement can force men accused of homosexuality to undergo anal exams, a precedent that a leading LGBT rights organization said could allow police to more aggressively pursue charges of homosexuality.

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