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Other Decisions MAHGB-000591-16 (11/06/2019)

Authority: High Court of Botswana

Date: 06/11/2019

Subject: The decision of the High Court of Botswana, abolished sections 164(a), 164(c), 165 of the Criminal Code, which provided for the criminalization of sexual acts in contrast with natural order, as well as the crime of obscene acts committed in private, pursuant to section 167, deemed in contrast with the right to freedom, dignity, privacy and non-discrimination, according to the Constitution of the State

Parties: Letsweletse Motshidiemang v. Attorney General

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 9 Right to found a family - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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