To: The National Council of the Medical Order in Tunisia

Forced “anal tests” are used in Tunisia to prove people are gay.

They have no scientific value and are a form of sexual abuse.

We call on you to completely ban this horrible practice and punish all doctors who practice them.

If you're arrested under Tunisia’s anti-gay law, authorities can force you to undergo “anal testing.” They claim it’s an examination to find "evidence" of your sexual orientation. It's actually a traumatising sexual assault that proves absolutely nothing.

The National Council of the Medical Order called for doctors to stop carrying out anal exams without consent. This is a step in the right direction, but it’s not enough. The police are known to force people accused of same-sex conduct to consent.

If thousands of us speak out now, we can help end these abhorrent practices once and for all. Demand that the National Council of the Medical Order to completely ban anal tests and punish those who practice them in Tunisia. 

This campaign is being run in conjunction with Shams – Pour la dépénalisation de l'homosexualité en Tunisie

Published: 17 April 2017

This is a campaign of the All Out Action Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization.