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- 1In India, Same-sex relationships have a maximum punishment of life imprisonment.
- 2In SIngapore, same-sex relationships between men is punishable by up to two years in prison. There is no punishment for women.
- 3Same-sex relationships aren't illegal in Egypt, but the government uses laws that state "violation of honor by threat" and "practising immoral and indecent behavior" to convict individuals suspect of engaging in gay relationships. For example, one young man was sentenced to 17 years in prison for merely placing his profile on a gay dating site.
- 4Same-sex relationships are punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Jamaica.
- 5In Malaysia, same-sex relationships are punishable by up to 20 years in prison. If the sexual act took place in a region that follows Shariah law, additional punishments, including whippings, may be administered.
- 6In Morocco, individuals who are convicted of engaging in same-sex relationships can receive a fine or up to three years in jail.
- 7In Kenya, same-sex relationships are punishable from 14-21 years in prison. Even attempting a to engage in a homosexual activity is a felony, punishable by up to five years in prison.
- 8The punishment for same-sex relationships varies by state in Nigeria. The Northern states, which follow Shariah law, declare that men who engage in same-sex relationships may be punished by death whereas women may be whipped or imprisoned. In the rest of Nigeria, same-sex relationships warrant up to a 14 year jail sentence.