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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Algeria

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LGBT rights in Algeria covers the legal and social conditions of LGBT people living in Algeria. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Homosexual activity is illegal, punishable with up to 3 years imprisonment and a fine between 1,000 and 10,000 Algerian dinars.[1]

Most attempts at same-sex marriage end in police action. This was the case in a 2005 attempt.[2]

This troublesome and dangerous life led one man, Ramzi Isalam, to seek asylum in the United Kingdom. [3]

Examples of hate crimes against homosexuals include the stoning of two men in the street in 2001. [3] and the killing of two men, one in 1994, the other in 1996.[3]

Islamic influence

Further information: Homosexuality and Islam

Laws are influenced by the number of people who see homosexuality as against the Islamic faith. Algeria is known for extremist laws, such as one banning religious conversion.[4] For age-structured homosexuality, see Pederasty in the Middle East Homosexuality among men is strictly forbidden in Islam, with the prohibition implicitly, but not specifically, extending to homosexuality among women. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( ▶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ...


  1. ^ http://www.actwin.com/eatonohio/gay/world.htm
  2. ^ http://www.ordoesitexplode.com/me/civil_rights_abuses_gay_rights/index.html
  3. ^ a b c http://www.mask.org.za/article.php?cat=Algeria&id=61
  4. ^ http://qandablog.typepad.com/questions_and_answers/activism/index.html



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