These 13 countries voted against UN ban of death penalty for being gay

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to condemn countries who use the death penalty on gay people.

Although the resolution passed with 27 countries voting for the measure – 13 countries including the United States voted against.

In the vote on Friday 27 September, seven countries also abstained.

Read the full article on the GayStarNews website.

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