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Tanzania: Police accused by Human Rights Watch of sexually assaulting LGBT citizens

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  1. I was in Tanzania last October. An amazing experience but would have been foolish to be openly gay to any of the locals and saddening to be in a dirt-poor country that is so far behind the developed world in almost every respect. People like Scott Lively feed off such desperate poverty and ignorance like Bible-thumping spiders leaving egg sacs of hatred.

  2. Amelia Franz 20 Jun 2013, 2:00pm

    If you’re appalled by this, please visit the site of Wezesha (wezeshatz.org), a group of very brave individuals standing up for LGBT human rights in Tanzania–at great person risk, every day.

  3. Diana Hodson 20 Jun 2013, 7:27pm

    am part of a fundraising group, campaigning for equal rights in this matter in Tanzania, also, funding adequate health services (eg. HIV) for gay men there. if interesting in helping out, i can pass on the details

  4. Diana Hodson 20 Jun 2013, 7:31pm

    there are a couple of other similar groups to Wezeshatz, one of which is asking for funds to support a campaign against this very case, & also, for adequate health (HIV etc) services for gay men there. If interested, i can find the details,

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