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Nigerian police accused of using entrapment and torture to identify and arrest gay men

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  1. Another nest of berserk Christian fundamentalist devils wreaking havoc in Nigeria.

    1. Making Love a Crime

  2. Another nest of bersetk Islamic fundamentalist abālisah wreaking havoc in Nigeria

    1. Making Love a Crime

  3. How is homosexuality generally viewed in Nigeria?
    People have the perception that homosexuality is a foreign import. The people who speak about it speak out against it. That’s what you read in the media. That’s the public position. But what intrigued me about these statements is that the people who speak out against homosexuality self-identify as Muslims or Christians or are leaders of those communities. I find it interesting that those who speak out against what they see as a foreign import are themselves proponents of foreign imports—since both Christianity and Islam are foreign to Nigeria.
    Anene Ejikeme

  4. Behold the future of the UK.

    1. Philip Breen 15 Jan 2014, 10:12am

      I hope not! We need to get legislation passed to end gay discrimination in all sorts of ways before that could happen. Nonetheless, police entrapment was the way homosexuals were caught in the UK until the Sex Offences Act of 2003 and those prosecuted under such laws are still unable to work or volunteer among children and adults because of DBS disclosures that necessarily liken homosexuality to paedophilia.

    2. Tim Hanafin 15 Jan 2014, 10:13am

      Explain please

    3. Behold the future of the UK.

      Says the person from the USA whose understanding of the UK is based on a visit to Madame Tussaud’s (presumably as an adult)!

  5. So this chap will be refusing foreign aid from countries that have those homosexuals paying their taxes…..

  6. Can you imagine being gay and living in this vile, backwards, religious hell-hole? The UN should immediately expel any country which insists on remaining in the dark ages and refuses to be civilized. White missionaries introduced these laws to much of the African continent. You’d think on gaining independence disgusting homophobic regimes like this one would have wanted to rid the country of ANYTHING which was part of colonialism. But no. They see not an ounce of irony in using white men’s laws to persecute their own people. Mugabe is the same. What is their obsession with gay sex? Hmmmm …? ‘Show me a homopobe – I’ll show you a closet case’

    1. It’s sick, yes, but there’s still a slave trade of children going on throughout central Africa too, so……….There are lots of bad things going on there that just aren’t dealt with by the west.

  7. What a travesty Jacob Zuma and the African Union stand by and do nothing to reverse this heinous legislation in Nigeria and Uganda.

  8. Maybe I am evil or wrong for saying this but I am really angry. Under torture, deliberately give the names of heterosexuals you know oppose human rights. Let them get a taste of ther kind of “love” and “Christianity” or Islam they profess.

  9. Staircase2 15 Jan 2014, 8:25pm

    Shocking but not surprising given Nigeria’s complete lack of concern about the Human Rights of its own citizens

    Time for pressure on those American Evangelical bigots who are fuelling this idiotic, ungodly bigotry and a boycott of Nigeria methinks…

  10. Sickening. Torture. Can you imagine what it must be like for these poor guys who are caught – not only do you face prison time, then you face the knowledge that you may be tortured, and betray those who trust you. This is like the sickest nightmare you can imagine. What do we [the west] do about it? Is it appropriate to help these people flee? Does that remove the impetus for local change? I’m so confused about this, and seriously very concerned. Keen for any direction/ideas.

  11. Full diplomatic initiatives must be put in place with immediate effect to get this ridiculous law is abolished. All aid of any kind must be stopped or suspended and no further financial investment put into the country until as such time as the vital changes are made. This is a dark time for Nigeria and like Russia and other homophobic countries it is going backwards. Countries or individuals who have invested in Nigeria need to withdraw all their funds as soon as possible. This law will have very long term negative repucussions even after it is abolished. Another tragedy.

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