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Governor in Tanzania Vows Mass Arrests of LGBTI

10/31/2018 | CNN

The regional governor of Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam, has vowed to arrest people suspected of being gay by next week in an escalating crackdown on LGBT communities in the East African nation. “I have received reports that there are so many homosexuals in our city, and these homosexuals, are advertising and selling their services on the internet,” said the official, Paul Makonda. “Therefore, I am announcing this to every citizen of Dar es Salaam. If you know any gays … report them to me,” he told reporters in Swahili in a video from a Monday news conference that has emerged on social media.

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