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More than 70 LGBTQ refugees ordered back to a camp in Kenya despite anti-gay laws

The African country ruled last month to continue to criminalise homosexuality

2019-06-21

Words: Steve Brown

More than 70 LGBTQ refugees have been ordered back to a camp in Kenya or be killed.

Last month, the African country ruled to continue to criminalise homosexuality and now the BBC reported, 76 gay refugees seeking asylum in Nairobi have been threatened by gun-wielding police back to Kenya.

It’s reported two buses arrived without any warning and the refugees, including children, were forced onto the buses for a 14-hour journey.

The United Nations agency said the Kenyan government decided to return the group back to the camp.