Homophobic Tanzanian police arrest woman for lesbian kiss video

Tanzanian police have arrested a woman who appeared in a video showing a kiss between two women that went viral on social media.


Ahmed Msangi, police chief in Tanzania‘s Mwanza region, confirmed the woman had been held for breaking laws banning homosexuality.

“The plan is to eliminate the entire chain of people involved or supporting homosexuality for the betterment of the generations,” he said, ITV.com reports.

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