Ugandan LGBT Activist Recommended For Asylum In U.S.

Uganda flagSeptember 21, 2014 – This past week, John Abdallah Wambere finally heard the seven words he had been waiting for:

“Your application has been recommended for approval.”

Wambere, a prominent Ugandan LGBT-rights activist, had applied for asylum in the United States, due to anti-gay persecution in his home country.

In a letter dated Sept. 11, 2014, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told Wambere that if he passes a background check, the government will formally grant the activist asylum…

via Ugandan LGBT Activist Recommended For Asylum In U.S. : NPR.

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