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    The hashtag #FreeThe21 has brought international condemnation for Ghana: The 21 are LGBT activists who were detained in late May. Sixteen women and five men have been charged with illegal assembly – because they organised and attended a training event.

    DW’s Isaac Kaledzi reports from Ho in southeastern Ghana.

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