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All forms of human rights violations and injustices are closely linked, says author, filmmaker and activist, Abdellah Taia. Last week he shared his experiences during the Oslo Freedom Forum conference.

Monday to Wednesday last week, the Oslo Freedom Forum kicked off in Oslo. Behind the conference, which is being held for the seventh time this year, is the American organization Human Rights Foundation. The organization was founded by Norwegian-Venezuelan Thor Halvorssen in 2005. Among the speakers during this year's conference was the Moroccan author and filmmaker Abdellah Taia, who is the first artist to stand out as gay in Morocco, where homosexuality is currently prohibited by law. "I grew up in a country where homosexuality. . .

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