UN Rails On India For Homophobic New Law

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India Gay Sex Ban Garners UN Human Rights Reaction

  • 12/31/2013 02:41 PM EST World

The United Nations is outraged by India's Supreme Court decision to reinstate a gay sex ban calling it "a blow for human rights." UN human rights chief, and India native, Navi Pillay says the criminalization of a same-sex relationship violates the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.