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Other Decisions Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade por Omissão (ADO) 26 (13/06/2019)

Authority: Federal Supreme Tribunal (Brazil)

Date: 06/13/2019

Subject: The decision of the Federal Supreme Tribunal (Brazil), according to which there has been a constitutional failure by the Parliament for not having issued a law criminalizing homophobic and transphobic acts: therefore the Court requested the inclusion of such acts in the criminal offences provided for by law n. 7.716/1989 (Lei do Racismo) until a specific law will be adopted in such matter

Original language: Portuguese

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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