Reader comments · 18-year-old Nigerian man granted asylum in Malta following anti-gay persecution · PinkNews

Enter your email address to receive our daily LGBT news roundup

You're free to unsubscribe at any time.


18-year-old Nigerian man granted asylum in Malta following anti-gay persecution

Post your comment

Comments on this article are now closed.

Reader comments

  1. Will Nigeria realise the shame this welcome decision brings upon their tyrannical nation or like the Nazi regime in 1930s Germany will they think one less gay/jewish citizen in their country is good news? Well done Malta.

  2. Well done Malta. But if this situation is to be prevented, homophobia must be eradicated. The UN MUST tackle this head-on. Governments which send financial aid to these places must be persuaded to stop until human rights are respected. We must boycott them at every possible opportunity. We must shame them into change. Their attitudes are backward and, considering how persecuted black people have been because of their skin colour, deeply hypocritical.

    1. Yer man, the baldy fella 25 Nov 2013, 4:20pm

      Given that Nigeria is one of the 41 members of the Commonwealth that criminalise homosexuality, the LGBT community should be looking closer to home for a solution. The British Government should be shamed first and foremost.

  3. I’m Nigerian, and I applaud them for this kind act, but I worry that this will set a dangerous precedent. People may start to pretend to be gay simply to gain access to foreign countries…

These comments are un-moderated and do not necessarily represent the views of PinkNews. If you believe that a comment is inappropriate or libellous, please contact us.