TITLE

Former Zimbabwean president found guilty of sodomy

AUTHOR(S)
Capdevila, Gustavo
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;12/17/98, Vol. 89 Issue 51, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that former Zimbabwe President Canaan Banana was found guilty of 11 counts of sodomy, indecent assault and unnatural acts by the high court of Harare on November 26, 1998. Punishment for the practice of homosexuality in Zimbabwe.
ACCESSION #
1402989

 

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