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Britain should compensate victims of anti-gay laws, after Alan Turing recognition: activist

Computer pioneer Alan Turing will feature on the UK's new 50-pound note. His work was vital in cracking Nazi Germany's secret war codes. Turing was prosecuted for homosexuality and chemically castrated, later killing himself. Speaking to The Day's Brent Goff, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says Britain should compensate all living men convicted under these former anti-gay laws.

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