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Kenyan Court Strikes Down Forced Anal Testing in Homosexuality Cases

A Kenyan appeals court has struck down the use of forced anal testing in homosexuality cases. Rights activists are hailing the verdict as a key victory that could have a ripple effect in the region. The court of appeals in the coastal city of Mombasa ruled Thursday that the forced anal testing of suspected gay men is unlawful. The judges deemed the practice a violation of human rights. Njeri Gateru, the acting director of Kenya's National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission,...

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