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World War Two Code Breaker Alan Turing Set To Be Pardoned For His Gay Conviction

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2013

The Government said it would not stand in the way of legislation to offer a full Parliamentary pardon for Turing, who helped Britain to win the Second World War as a skilled code-breaker.

Until now, the Government has resisted using the Royal Prerogative to pardon Turing for his conviction for gross indecency in 1952 because he was a homosexual.

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