See also: Despite the high costs, many in China continued to fight for rights and justice in In Decemberthe South China Morning Post editorial expressed support for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Hong Kong, calling on the Government to show a greater commitment to equality. No recognition of same-sex couples. At time of writing, four had done so in The 13, who had previously been sentenced to community service, were given prison terms of between 8 and 13 months after the Justice Department sought a review of their sentences. In a politically motivated move, the secretary of justice, a political appointee, sought a harsher prison sentence for the trio.
Also in June, Italian police briefly detained and later released Dolkun Isa, a prominent Uyghur activist and German citizen, as he tried to enter the Italian Senate, where he had been invited to speak.
In earlylawyer Zhu Lieyu submitted a plan to the Guangdong People's Congress in an attempt to legalize same-sex unions in the province, however, the bill was never carried to a vote. Directed by Zhang Yuan, the film is set in a Beijing park known to gay men as a place to hook up. Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country.
One of their lawyers said the arrests were due to the group not gathering at officially designated churches.