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Being gay in Algeria: "I’ll never live with the one I love"

Thursday was the seventh national LGBT day in Algeria, a country in which homosexuality is illegal. FRANCE 24 spoke with Amelle, an Algerian lesbian who hides her sexual preference rather than risk prison time and familial shame.

VIDEO: "Imagine if it were illegal for you to be you?"

This hard-hitting video asks people to imagine what it would be like if it were illegal for them to be themselves. What if it were illegal to be
blonde? Or have blue eyes? Or to be 5-foot-10? Or be gay?