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Palau Decriminalizes Homosexuality

The tiny island nation of Palau has decriminalized homosexuality. The new criminal laws came into force at the end of July but were only announced today. At Palau’s last Universal Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Council in 2011, France, Norway and Spain all made recommendations that the country repeal its anti-gay laws, which were accepted by the government. …

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