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UK Foreign Office to fund foreign gay rights cases

By | 2009-09-03T09:00:00-04:00 September 3rd, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News Briefs

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Office will help pay for gay rights legal challenges in repressive nations such as Jamaica, Nigeria, Egypt, Iraq and Iran.
Gay Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Chris Bryant said British missions also will focus on gay legal issues in Ghana, Colombia, Uzbekistan and other nations.
Bryant recently congratulated the British ambassador to Poland for hoisting a rainbow flag at the embassy, praised the ambassador to Bulgaria for supporting gay pride events and thanked the ambassador to Romania for marching in the pride parade.

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