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African activists fight homophobia

Headline Title:  African activists fight homophobia 26 June 2013 Many of his compatriots would not hesitate to say Dismus Aine Kevin is a criminal, even though he has never actually committed a crime.But what the Ugandan authorities object to about this 30-year-old activist is that he is gay - and in Uganda, it is illegal to love someone of the same sex.His sexual identity appears so dangerous to the authorities that, last October, the Ugandan police searched the office of his organization, The Rainbow Health Foundation.They wanted to know what the group was doing and an investigation…

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