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irelandThe first openly gay candidate for the Irish presidency has given up on his campaign.

David Norris abandoned his campaign after an outcry following a letter he wrote to an Israeli court asking for clemency for his ex-partner Ezra Yizhak.

Yizhak was accused of, and admitted guilty to, the statutory rape of a 15-year-old Palestinian boy in 1992. He was convicted in 1997.


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