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In Tunisia, those who engage in consensual same-sex sexual relations can face up to 3 years in prison. Transgender and gender non-conforming people also face risk of arrest and prosecution.
Six Tunisian men convicted of “sodomy” were found guilty but not returned to prison on 3 March, after their sentence was reduced on appeal.
Tunisian teacher Abdelfattah Said has been freed. His case was dismissed by a court of appeal on 5 February.
Tunisian student jailed for engaging in homosexual relations free after his sentence was reduced on appeal on 17 December.