Police Raid Party and Arrest 57 Suspected Gays in Nigeria

It was ONLY a PARTY! To Call it anything else and to make arrests pursuant to lies is pure persecution! Nigerian police reportedly arrested 57 people at a Lagos Hotel, all suspected of being gay at a party over the weekend. The police were tipped off that a party with gay men was taking place in the hotel, as homosexuality is banned in that country. BBC Reports: “When the men sighted the police, they took to their heels but the police arrested 57 of them,” a Premium Times report quoted the state police commissioner Imohimi Edgal as saying. In typical anti-homosexuality fashion, and as a way to justify the arrests of people perceived as gay Edgal pun his versions saying that police acted as “

Statement from African HRC on U.S. President Donald Trump's Dangerous South Africa Tweet

Statement from Melanie Nathan for African Human Rights Coalition Regarding Donald J. Trump's Tweet to Secretary Pompeo pursuant to an erroneous Fox News report stating the South African government is expropriating land and suggesting that white farmers are the subject of genocidal murders: Trump tweeted: "Verified account @REALDONALDTRUMP "I have asked Secretary of State @SecPompeo to closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers. “South African Government is now seizing land from white farmers.” @TuckerCarlson @FoxNews" "It is interesting to note that we have only ever seen two tweets from Trump concerning Africa. The firs

On the Passing of Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel peace prize winner, died yesterday (Aug. 18) in Switzerland after a short illness. He was 80. A patrician diplomat and the seventh head of the UN (1997-2006), Annan will be remembered for his contributions to global peace and prosperity. As the first black African to lead the organization, the Ghanaian emissary introduced key initiatives that protected and promoted human rights, improved sustainable development, and strengthened the global body’s place in the world. At the turn of the century, one of his landmark proposals led to the creation of the Millennium Development Goals, which aimed to eradicate extreme poverty, combat


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