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Brave Man Speaks About The Horrors Of Being A Gay Sex Slave

johnWhen he was just 15 years old, a Ugandan man by the name of “John” was outed at school for being gay and was promptly expelled.

“I was often threatened and harassed by other people,” he tells The Daily Record. “Being homosexual in Uganda was forbidden and anyone exposed could face imprisonment and torture.”

But little did John know at the time, his troubles were only just beginning.

Despite being kicked out of school, he still managed to obtain a degree in IT and land a decent paying job. Until his employer found out he was gay and fired him.

“After I lost my job, I moved back with my mother, but rumors spread and our neighbors started harassing my mother,” he explains. “One night, someone set fire to our house and my mother died inside. As if this was not heartbreaking enough for me, the rest of our family blamed me for her death and disowned me.”

Terrified and alone, John reached out to a friend for help, who put him in touch with a man in Scotland who said he could help obtain a visa for John and secure him a job.

In October 2013, John sold his car and flew to Edinburgh. He thought the nightmare was finally coming to an end. In truth, it was only just beginning.

“From the airport I was taken to a flat where I saw some other men,” he explains. “I was locked in a room by myself and was only allowed out for 30 minutes a day to cook myself something to eat. I had no phone, TV, keys or contact with the other people staying at the flat.”

“I was kept like this for a month when one day a white man in his 40s came and said he could help me,” John continues. “I was told to take all my belongings and go with him.”

John was too terrified to protest. He gathered his things and followed the man to his car. The two drove for a while before the man stopped the vehicle and demanded John perform a sex act on him. When John refused, the man flew into a rage. That’s when the young Ugandan learned he had been purchased as a sex slave.

“He got very angry shouting that he’d paid money for me,” John explains. “He tried to get into the back of the car where I was sitting but I managed to get out and ran away. I was completely lost and slept rough that night.”

After fleeing the man’s car, John eventually found refuge through Migrant Help, an organization dedicated to assisting human trafficking victims. The group helped John file a police report and navigate though the asylum process so he could start rebuilding his life.

“I constantly thank Migrant Help for their help and support,” John says, “both mental and financial. I call my key adviser my ‘lucky mascot.’ My life has changed so much.”

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