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“If We Don’t Get Services, We Will Die”

Summary “Because of government, LGBT people don’t have a place to get training [on sexual health]. People don’t get lubricants, they don’t get condoms, they don’t get services. In short, we are dying.” —Victor, 25-year-old gay man, Dar es Salaam, interviewed by Human Rights Watch on September 28, 2018 Tanzania made international headlines in October 2018 when a regional official, Paul Makonda, claimed to have established a task force to round up all men suspected of being gay in the coastal city of Dar es Salaam, “test” them for homosexual conduct, and jail them for life. He called upon Tanzanians…

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