Lim Taehoon (28), a South Korean gay rights activist was arrested on February 26, 2004 for refusing to serve mandatory military service. Lim refused conscription because of his beliefs in non-violence and peace, and on grounds that the South Korean military discriminates against gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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Tunisia: Quash Marwan’s Conviction (UA 216/15)
A Tunisian student who has been sentenced to one year in prison for engaging in homosexual relations was released on bail on 5 November. However, his appeal trial is ongoing and he is still at risk of being imprisoned.
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