Hate Crimes: Killed for Being LGBT

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Cape Town, South Africa

In November 1999, a bomb went off at a gay club in Cape Town, South Africa, leaving six people injured. The explosive was placed near the entrance of the bar, which led investigators and owners to believe the attack was motivated by anti-gay sentiment. 

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