Commission comments on posthumous pardons for gay and bisexual men

Published: 20 Oct 2016

Commenting on the government’s announcement that gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences in England and Wales are to receive posthumous pardons, Equality and Human Rights Commission Chair David Isaac said:

“This is an important day for all those that have had criminal convictions through old unjust laws. Many people have campaigned for gay men to be pardoned after being prosecuted for being who they are and I applaud the government for fulfilling their commitment.”     

Picture of David Isaac alongside his quote, above in full

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