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Gay Ugandan hopes to find refuge in US

As native country changes laws, he seeks asylum here

John Abdallah Wambere pushed past an angry protest crowd in 2011 to bury his friend, a gay rights leader bludgeoned to death in Uganda. A few days later, Wambere’s phone rang late at night.

“You are the next,” the caller said, he recalled Tuesday.

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