Staff arrested in Kenya LGBT centre for ‘recruiting’ gay youth

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11/24/2018

Two members of staff at an LGBT+ organisation in Mombasa, Kenya, were arrested after police received a “tip off” about gay-related activities in the area. Police raided the non-governmental organisation today and arrested two members of staff after receiving the tip off, according to Nairobi News. According to the local news outlet, the police accused the group of “recruiting youth in the area to join the gay community.” The staff members were held for more than four hours where they were interrogated by police, however they were let go earlier today.

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