India: Sodomy, obscenity charges formally filed in trial of 'Lucknow Four'
Source:The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
Call for letters of protest renewed.
In mid-November, police in Lucknow, India formally filed charges of conspiracy to commit sodomy and possession of obscene materials in the ongoing trial of four HIV/AIDS workers from Naz Foundation International and Bharosa Trust. Arrested in early July during police raids on their offices and a public outreach venue, the "Lucknow Four" faced almost six weeks of detention before being released on bail on August 16 and 17, 2001.
Submitted on Thu, 12/20/2001 - 01:00
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