Yemen LGBT Laws

Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
1. National

Consensual sex between same-sex couples is unlawful [R1.1]

Penal Code 1994 [L1.1]

Article 264. Homosexuality between men is defined as penetration into the anus. Unmarried men shall be punished with 100 lashes of the whip or a maximum of one year of imprisonment, married men with death by stoning.

Article 268. Homosexuality between women is defined as sexual stimulation by rubbing. The penalty for premeditated commission shall be up to three years of imprisonment; where the offence has been committed under duress, the perpetrator shall be punishable with up to seven years detention.

L1.1 ILGA: State-sponsored Homophobia 700.06kb, PDF 380.51kb, 13 MAY 11