Zimbabwe Bars Released LGBT Activist From Traveling to the U.S.

Published: June 19, 2010

Shameful. Zimbabwe continues living up to its infamous reputation as a police state. One of the the two Zimbabwe gay activists arrested and tortured in May has been barred from traveling to the United States.

After displaying a letter from former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown criticizing Zimbabwe’s anti-gay regime, the activists with the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe were arrested and charged with "undermining the authority" of President Robert Mugabe. One activist has been deemed a flight risk, attorneys tell ZimOnline.

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