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The color coding represents:
Pink/rose: 7 Muslim countries execute sexually-active homosexuals:
Bahrain, Iran, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates,
and Yemen. Also, Nigeria executes homosexuals in the north parts of the
country, and sentences them to long prison terms in excess of 10 years in
Blue: Imprisonment of no defined duration.
Turquoise: Imprisonment for 1 month to 10 years.
Purple: Imprisonment from 11 years to life.
Yellow: Laws in place protecting against discrimination.
Orange: "Marriage-lite:" with most of the benefits of marriage.
Lime Green: Recognition with few benefits.
Gray: No specific legislation to persecute, protect or recognize
This image is provided for general information only. If you are considering
travel to another country we strongly recommend that you obtain up-to-date
information on the status of protection/recognition/persecution laws in that
country. Laws can change at any time.
"LGTBI rights in the world." International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), downloaded 2008-MAY, at: