Taiwan News | 6/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombian police issue gay tolerance directive
Jun 17 -- Gay rights activists in Colombia are hailing a new national police directive protecting sexual minorities as a milestone in Latin America.
The group had complained of arbitrary detentions of gays and transvestites, unjust raids and insults. But the directive put Colombia in the lead for gay rights in the region, group spokeswoman Marcela Sanchez said Tuesday.
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