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Haiti LGBT Festival Cancelled Due To Threats

Organisers have called off a festival celebrating Haiti’s Afro-Caribbean lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community because of threats of violence and government opposition. Jean Danton Leger, commissioner of Port-au-Prince, said he had blocked the event to protect public morals. It came after the Haitian lawmaker, known for homophobic views, called for the Massimadi festival to be banned.
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