Quick Facts: Burundi’s Anti-Gay Legislation

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Written by Keren Mikva

In the wake of Nigeria’s and Uganda’s recent legislation that criminalizes homosexuality, we look at Burundi’s similar treatment of its LGBT community. The growing trend of anti-gay sentiment and discrimination in Africa is unsettling and disturbing, but seems to show no sign of abating in the near future.

Sources: Wikipedia.org, CSMonitor.com, HRW.org, RefugeeLegalInformation.org, News.NationalGeographic.com, UNAIDS.org