Burkina Faso. Preliminary Edition In these cases, if the loss of faculties is proven, or sympathized to the jury, an initially severe sentence may be significantly reduced. Outside the Westmany countries, particularly those where the dominant religion is Islammost African countries excluding South Africamost Asian countries excluding the LGBT-friendly countries of IsraelJapanSouth KoreaTaiwanand the Philippines and some former-Communist countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asiasuch as RussiaPolandAlbaniaKosovoMontenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovinaare currently very dangerous for LGBT people because of discrimination against homosexuals which influences both discriminatory legislation and physical violence. In Republican Romethe poorly attested Lex Scantinia penalized an adult male for committing a sex crime stuprum against an underage male citizen ingenuus. Ohio State Law Journal60 3—
Up to death no known cases of death sentences have been handed out for same-sex sexual activity.
Worldwide, As of Junehomosexuality is illegal in 67 or 68 countries  if Palestine is included, where homosexuality is illegal in Gaza but legal in West Bank2 disputed territories Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and Somaliland and 1 territory Cook Islands by a total of 71 or Gustaysson Eds. Macau Special administrative region of China. Marriage 1.
In France, French writer Jacques Chausson — was also burned alive for attempting to seduce the son of a nobleman.