• Ruling upholding anal tests on gays unacceptable — Amnesty

    Ruling upholding anal tests on gays unacceptable — Amnesty

    Today’s ruling by Kenya High Court in Mombasa upholding the legality of anal tests on men suspected of engaging in homosexual sex is not only unacceptable, but also shocking in its disregard for international human rights obligations, said Amnesty International.

    The judgement was made in response to a petition brought by two men which sought to declare unconstitutional the tests that they were forced to undergo in February 2015.

    In his ruling, Judge Mathew Emukule held that there was sufficient grounds in […]