Video seeks relief for harassed LGBT Moroccans

Published: October 23, 2014

ERASING 76 CRIMES
Colin Stewart
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“After a while, I began to accept the person I am, and that I am not abnormal or unnatural as they believe. But then I faced the cruelty of society and the criminalization of homosexuality in the law.”  — Hamza, a youth Moroccan gay man in a the new YouTube series “Kaynin”

Those are some of the introductory words in the first show in a series from the LGBTI magazine Aswat. The shows are intended to spark debate about the treatment of LGBT people in Morocco, where same-sex intimacy is punishable by six months to three years in prison.

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