Tag: Maha al-Mutairi

Kuwait overturns law criminalising “imitation of the opposite sex” used to prosecute transgender people.

The historic ruling strikes down a law that criminalised trans people by prohibiting “imitation of the opposite sex”. On Wednesday (16 February) Kuwait's constitutional court struck down a law that has long been used to criminalize transgender people in the country. Article 198 of the penal code was amended by the Gulf state's parliament in 2007 to make the offence of “imitation of the opposite sex”...

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