Zambia orders pro-gay U.S. ambassador to leave

Weeks after Zambian president openly rejected the United States ambassador's pro-gay stance in a recent court judgment, the government has reportedly asked that the envoy leaves the Southern African country whiles it awaits diplomatic response from the United States.

The rift between Zambia and Ambassador Daniel Foote was ignited when the latter said he was "horrified" by the 15-year jail term handed to a gay couple. He went on to publicly criticize the government and defend his pro-gay stance.…

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