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Leader of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church vows to fight homosexuality ‘to the end’

| Friday, April 18, 2014
Patriarch Abune Mathias
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- In his Easter message this week, Patriarch Abune Mathias, head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church, vowed to fight homosexuality, saying it will bring destruction to the world.

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Planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia is cancelled

| Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- A planned anti-gay rally that would have made Ethiopia the latest African country to demonize gays has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday.

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Africa’s anti-gay movement spreads to Ethiopia

| Thursday, April 10, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia -- Two groups in Ethiopia said Thursday that they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public demonization of gays.

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Ethiopia to allow mass anti-gay protests to alert society to ‘homosexual agenda’

| Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa’s municipality on Tuesday approved a mass anti-gay protest to be held in Ethiopia’s capital and throughout the country later this month, according to the Ethiopian Reporter.

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U.S. immigration officials free gay Ethiopian man pending asylum request

| Monday, March 31, 2014
ICE
BOSTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in Boston have released 19-year-old gay Ethiopian man who was facing deportation back to his home country where knowledge that he is gay could land him in prison.

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Ethiopia proposes to make homosexual acts a non-pardonable offense

| Thursday, March 20, 2014
Rainbow Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Lawmakers in Ethiopia are expected to pass into law a bill that would make same-sex acts a non-pardonable offense.

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Gay Ethiopian faces persecution, prison if deported from the U.S.

| Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Ethiopia
BOSTON, Mass. -- Federal immigration officials in Boston are seeking to deport a 19-year-old gay Ethiopian man, where he is likely to be persecuted and imprisoned.

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