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“We’re sorry: you deserved so much better”

Alan TuringThese words concluded the British Government’s apology for the treatment of Alan Turing whose conviction in 1952 for being homosexual led to his suicide. Gordon Brown’s statement came in response to a petition calling for the apology.

The full text of the apology from Number10.gov.uk – the official website of the UK Prime Minister (see Treatment of Alan Turing was “appalling” – PM ):

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