World’s newest country off to bad start on LGBT rights By Paul Canning July 14, 2011 South Sudan, the world’s newest country, was proclaimed 11 July and its President, Salva Kiir Mayardit has declared that his promise of equality would not be extended to lesbians and gays. South Sudan was formerly subject to the Sudanese
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Gay Sudan – Brave and Secret
By Richard Ammon GlobalGayz.com June 2010 Freedom Sudan Gay life in Sudan is virtually non-existant from an observer’s eye. Deeply Muslim (in the north) and very conservative, the laws against same-sex behavior are severe. Nevertheless, a gay-focused website was launched in December 2006 called Freedom Sudan-the Sudanese LGBT Association. On their website it says: “Freedom
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