Political Rights

  • SC Decision on gay sex a step backward: UN 12-12-2013 10:35 PM

    New York: The United Nations rights chief on Thursday voiced her disappointment over the ruling by India's Supreme Court that re-criminalises consensual same-sex relationships, calling it "a significant step backward" for the country. "Criminalising private, consensual same-sex sexual conduct violates the rights to privacy and to non-discrimination enshrined in the...