After his family reburied him, the body was disinterred a second time and dumped outside his family's home. We must also take measures to protect the lives of homosexuals. There, as in much of the African continent, heteronormative behavior is enforced with violence. No one was shocked when the president authorized the man to adopt the woman's name. Omar was staying with friends last year in a suburb of Dakar when about 30 men broke in at 1:
Gay life in Senegal
In September4 people: Shunned by their families, many live in constant fear, moving house frequently and taking pains to blend in, he said. If the act was committed with a person below the age of 21, the maximum penalty will always be applied. In Marchthe United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found that Senegal's National Police had detained persons who were alleged to have committed "unnatural sexual acts". Let me say once again in Senegal homosexuals lead freely One of our Observers sent us this photo of the bank, which was attacked by the mob. I think, why me?
I think, why me? They hate us," said Omar, whose name has been changed for his protection, speaking in a low voice at a cafe in the capital, Dakar. My profile Contribute Logout. We offer a variety of ways to make your voice heard. He slept outside for two days.