2 young Tunisians sentenced to 8 months for gay sex

On March 10, 2017 76 Crimes reported: Two young Tunisian men were sentenced today to 8 months in prison for homosexual activity.

Despite a negative anal test, Achref and Sabri sentenced to 8 months for homosexuality

Achref and Sabri, arrested in December in Sousse, were sentenced to 8 months in prison each for homosexuality, although the [abusive, routinely inconclusive and therefore worse than worthless] anal tests that they were forced to undergo came out negative.

On Friday, March 10, the Sousse court sentenced the two young men, ages 20 and 21, for violating Article 230 of the Criminal Code, which criminalizes sodomy and provides for a sentence of up to three years in prison.

Mounir Baatour, an attorney and president of the Shams Association for the defense of gay rights, told Kapitalis that this judgment is inconsistent with the findings of the forensic doctor at the Farhat Hached Hospital in Sousse, who stated that the anal tests he performed showed no signs of homosexuality.

Read more at: 2 young Tunisians sentenced to 8 months for gay sex | 76 CRIMES

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