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Cook Islands set to retain anti-gay ban

Cook Islands set to retain anti-gay ban

In an apparent U-turn on plans to decriminalise homosexuality, lawmakers from the South Pacific Cook Islands are pushing to retain a law that could jail men for gay sex, in a blow for LGBT+ rights groups. The self-governing nation of 15 islands, with a largely Christian population of about 17,000 people, has been debating whether […]