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Uganda: Government raid on LGBT-rights workshop

Headline Title:  Uganda: Government raid on LGBT-rights workshop 14 February 2012 A Ugandan cabinet minister on Tuesday raided a workshop run by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists in Entebbe, prompting Amnesty International to call on the government to end its outrageous harassment of people involved in lawful activities.The Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, who was accompanied by police, announced that the workshop was illegal and ordered the rights activists out of the hotel where it was being held. He told activists that if they did not leave…

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