Somaliland arrests 40 in crackdown on gays: MP


HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) – Somaliland authorities have arrested at least 40 people in crackdown on people accused of homosexuality, a member of the separatist region’s House of Elders said on Saturday.

The head of the Internal Security Committee of the House of Elders Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Mohamed said region’s security forces had detained dozens of homosexual men, adding that an anti-gay law was needed to crackdown on crimes involving “obscenity.”

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