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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/UZB/CO/3, 7 April 2010: Uzbekistan

22. The Committee is concerned about reports that individuals have been harassed, physically attacked, or discriminated in the State party on the basis of their sexual orientation. It is also concerned that article 120 of the Criminal Code criminalizes consensual sexual activities between adult males. (arts. 7, 17 and 26)

The State party should review its legislation and align it with article 26 of the Covenant. It should also provide effective protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Uzbekistan-2010-eng