FAST FIVE: It's 2020 & Homosexuality Is Still Punishable By Death In These 10 Countries
It's 2020 & Homosexuality Is Still Punishable By Death In These 10 Countries Tyler Durden Mon, 06/29/2020 – 23:15 51 years on from the Stonewall Riots, global celebrations to remember the event that kickstarted the gay rights revolution have been curtailed due to the coronavirus.
Globally, a lot has been achieved in the fight for gay rights in recent years but as Statista's Niall McCarthy shows in the following map, there is a lot more work to do.
In 2020, homosexuality is still punishable by death in several countries and it remains illegal in at least 71 others.
The following infographic shows the countries where the death penalty is used against homosexual activity and it also uses another group, Equaldex, as a source.
You will find more infographics at Statista Last year, Brunei recently provoked international outrage when it introduced strict Islamic laws that made homosexual activitly punishable by stoning to death.