Interviewees from Kano, Cross River, Zamfara, and Niger States were reimbursed for transport costs and provided with overnight accommodation and meals. Instead of sending me to the doctor right away, they brought out the bible and started preaching, telling me that I am bad because I am gay. Kenyan MP accused of assaulting female colleague. None of them resulted in the arrest of perpetrators. Complaining of the difficulty in distinguishing gay people from others, Mr. They hit me mostly on my back and head. Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill.
Participants were all informed of the purpose of the interview and they provided their consent orally.
The tiny West African country punishes sexually-active gay people with prison terms of up to 14 years; oral and anal sex are included under the law. Frightened, the judge retreated to his chambers, the van forced its way through the crowd and gunshots were fired to disperse it. Capital punishment will also apply to adultery and rape.
The SSMPA compromises the right to the highest attainable standard of health, both through prohibiting the existence of health and HIV prevention groups composed of LGBT people, and through imposing risks for individual LGBT people who seek health services that may require revealing their sexual orientation.