Tanzania’s anti-gay crackdown is sending people into hiding

The regional governor of Dar es Salaam is seeking to identify and arrest people believed to be gay.

The regional governor in charge of Tanzania’s most populous city is ramping up an anti-gay crackdown.

Governor Paul Makonda said last week that he’s forming a task force to identify, track down, and arrest gay people in Dar es Salaam — a region in the East African country of Tanzania with a major city by the same name that’s home to about 4 million people. Makonda has encouraged...


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