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U.S. Rebukes Zambia for Jailing Two Men for Homosexuality

  • Ambassador ‘horrified’ as high court gives 15-year sentence
  • Zambia’s foreign minister takes ‘great exception’ to remarks
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The U.S. ambassador to Zambia said a high court ruling sentencing two men to 15 years in prison for homosexuality was horrifying.

Ambassador Daniel Foote urged the government to reconsider laws that punish minority groups.