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Botswana decriminalize homosexuality in a land mark ruling

After three judges came to the decision unanimously, Judge Michael Elburu delivered the verdict.

“Human dignity is harmed when minority groups are marginalized,” he said.

He labelled laws banning gay sex as “discriminatory” and said: “Sexual orientation is not a fashion statement. It is an important attribute of one’s personality.”

The law has been in place since 1965 when it was brought in by the colonial British government.

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