An LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after launching a holiday to Ethiopia. But religious groups in the country are urging the Ethiopian government to ban the company from visiting religious sites, warning that gay travellers could face violence. Ethiopia has strict anti-gay laws, with homosexual acts punishable by up to 15 years in prison. According to Article of the Ethiopian Criminal Code, this applies to both nationals and foreigners.
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