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May 22, 2007 Quickie Link: Ghana: No Room for Gays And Lesbians
By vanrozenheim

(Ghana) - The Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Kwame Osei-Prempeh has stated that lesbianism and gayism remain criminal acts under the countries statutes. He explained that charters and international conventions that recognize homosexualism do not override national laws. For that reason the Criminal Code of 1960, which outlaws homosexualism is incontrovertible, says the Dep. AG He was speaking in an interview with the media at the ongoing 41st Ordinary Session of the African Charter on Human People's Rights (ACHPR), where gay right activists accused the organizers of failing to put their rights on the table for discussion.

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