2013-07-23 20:55:41

In Zimbabwe, LGBT activists face severe risks in push for rights, equality

As we heard in yesterday’s program, LGBT rights activists in Cameroon face severe restrictions and many are calling for justice after a prominent activist and journalist was found dead last week. Today, we continue our look at the challenges that the LGBT community faces in many African countries, by going to Zimbabwe, where LGBT people face discrimination, harassment, and attacks. The country’s laws criminalize homosexuality, and many LGBT people are driven from their homes through violence or threats of violence. But some activists continue their push for rights.

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