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Africa: End discrimination against LGBTI on international day against homophobia

Headline Title:  Africa: End discrimination against LGBTI on international day against homophobia 16 May 2012 Discrimination and persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa and Cameroon must be halted, Amnesty International said as activists around the world mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.Instances of harassment, discrimination, persecution, violence and murders committed against individuals because of their sexual orientation or gender identity are increasing across sub-Saharan Africa. Political leaders…

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