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U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Recalled After Criticizing Criminalization of Homosexuality

HeadlineDec 26, 2019

The United States has recalled its ambassador to Zambia, after Zambia declared Daniel Foote a persona non grata for criticizing the government’s criminalization of homosexuality. Ambassador Foote said he was “horrified” that a judge in Zambia has sentenced a gay couple to 15 years in prison for having sex. Zambia is one of the largest recipients of U.S. aid per capita.

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