Gays Under Government Attack in Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda
ZNet | Africa
by Doug Ireland; DIRELAND; August 23, 2007
August has proven to be a perilous months for gays in Nigeria and Cameroon, where large-scale arrests have taken place, and in Uganda, where gay activists have gone into hiding after government ministers this week called for their arrest.
First, in Nigeria:
An anti-gay riot occurred this August 21, after 18 young men appeared in an Islamic court in the sharia state of Bauchi to face charges of cross-dressing in women's clothes.