Botswana’s high court decriminalises homosexuality

Botswana’s high court has voted to decriminalise homosexuality in a landmark ruling. Written by Reuters Johannesburg (Reuters) – Botswana decriminalised homosexuality on Tuesday 11 June, with the high court overturning a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. Same-sex relationships are illegal in more than 70 countries worldwide; almost…