‘Science Speaks’ Highlights U.S. State Department, IAS Statements On Tanzania’s Actions Curbing LGBT Civil Liberties, Human Rights
IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: State Department objects to Tanzania LGBT persecution without noting health impacts; IAS delineates damage to HIV responses
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights a U.S. Department of State press statement expressing concern over the Tanzanian government’s action targeting the LGBT population, as well as an International AIDS Society statement condemning these actions and discussing “the direct impacts of a deteriorating rights environment that includes the closure of HIV clinics, and … the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on men who have sex with men in Tanzania” (11/9).
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