Germany Annuls Old Law Convictions of 50,000 Gay Men

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany announced on Wednesday that the estimated 50,000 men that were convicted under the Nazi-era law criminalizing homosexuality, known as Article 175, will have their criminal record annulled 22 years after the law was officially stripped from the books.


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