A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters
A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters
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South Korea’s anti-gay laws for soldiers are ‘a blight on the country’s human rights record’, Amnesty says

  • Amnesty urged South Korea to repeal Article 92-6 of the Military Criminal Act, which it said effectively prohibited and punished sex between male soldiers
  • Homosexual activity is not criminalised for South Korean civilians, but same-sex couples do not have the right to marry or adopt

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A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters
A South Korean soldier near the demilitarised zone. Photo: Reuters
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