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LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more.
She and other LGBT refugees allege they have been harassed by police in recent weeks in Kenya, which is a rare regional haven for the gay community and yet maintains that gay sex is illegal. It is the only East African nation where someone can seek asylum and be registered as a refugee based on their LGBT status, the United Nations...
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LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven

LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven but where gay sex remains illegal
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