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Nov 07, 2007 Quickie Link: Dutch Call on Aid Recipients to Improve Gay Rights
By vanrozenheim

(Netherlands) - The Netherlands, a major donor of international aid, will lobby developing countries to legalize homosexuality and fight discrimination, the government said on Wednesday. A government survey showed homosexuality is illegal in 18 out of the 36 countries the Netherlands gives regular aid to, Development Minister Bert Koenders said in a statement, with punishment ranging from prison sentences to the death penalty.

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