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Ghanaian Woman Denied Asylum In Israel Because She 'Chose to be a Lesbian'

A woman applying for asylum in Israel, who says she was persecuted in her home country of Ghana for being a lesbian, has had her application denied. A refugee committee concluded that Mavis Amponsah previously had a relationship with a man and subsequently “chose the lesbian lifestyle,” making her asylum request… » 8/19/15 10:05am 8/19/15 10:05am