In what sounds like a too-horrifying-to-be-true story, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped from their school in northern Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram two weeks ago. Nigerians are furious that the government isn’t doing enough to bring back the girls.
From India to Uganda, the legacy of British colonial sodomy laws live on today in many countries around the world. What can or should the Commonwealth do about this, if anything at all?
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