Human rights organizations in Ghana have reacted with anger over the closure of the offices of the LGBTQI+ community in the capital of Accra.
The center was shut down after it was raided by security forces on Wednesday.
Leaders of this community say they are now concerned about their safety after the raid.
The community center — which opened on January 31 in a ceremony attended by a delegation of the European Union and other foreign embassies — faced opposition from the start and attracted a lot of anger among locals who called for it to be closed down.
Ghana proscribes same-sex relationships.
Our Correspondent Atiewin Mbilla-Lawson in Accra has been telling us more about this development.