• Gay Marriage: Discuss Anti-Gay Law With Buhari, HRW Tells Obama

    Gay Marriage: Discuss Anti-Gay Law With Buhari, HRW Tells Obama

    The Human Rights Watch has urged the United State’s President, Barack Obama, to discuss Nigeria’s Same Sex Prohibition Act with the visiting President Muhammadu Buhari, with a view to encouraging him to repeal it.

    The law, which was passed during the administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, criminalises public display of affection between same-sex partners and prevents organisations from advocating the rights of lesbians, gays and bisexual people.

    The HRW, in a statement issued in Washington DC and posted on its website on […]