Steenhuisen urges Ramaphosa to fight for LGBTQI rights in Africa
Many African countries have extremely repressive laws when it comes to same-sex relationships. In places like Uganda‚ Mauritania and Somalia this is even punishable by death
DA leader John Steenhuisen on Saturday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to use his term as chair of the African Union to fight for LGBTQI rights throughout Africa.
Speaking at the Cape Town Pride Festival‚ Steenhuisen said while much had been achieved in the fight against discrimination‚ people were still being persecuted and prosecuted in some countries for simply being who they were...