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Age of Consent Legislation/Cases/References
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National

The age of consent for consensual sex between same-sex couples is believed to be 18 years, the same as for opposite-sex couples [R1.1].

R1.1 AVERT: Worldwide Ages of Consent (Accessed 25 OCT 10)
Censorship, Free Speech, Right of Assembly Legislation/Cases/References
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National

On 29 September 2016, it was reported that Port-au-Prince police ordered organisers to ban Haiti's first LGBT film festival after senators said the festival posed ''great danger'' to Haitian families. Organisers cancelled the event following threats to burn down the venue and receipt of death and arson threats via social media and telephone calls [R1.1].

R1.1 PinkNews: Haiti's first LGBT film festival cancelled after death threats and police ban 29 SEP 16
Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
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National

In 1986, consensual sex between same-sex couples reportedly was made lawful [R1.1]

R1.1 ILGA: State-sponsored Homophobia 700.06kb, PDF MAY 09

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