- Quiet diplomacy faulted for Africa's anti-gay laws Updated: Feb-20-14 6:26 am
- Mob attacks alleged gays in Nigerian capital Updated: Feb-15-14 9:19 am
DAKAR, Senegal - Last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met in his office with a team of U.S.-based rights activists concerned about legislation that would impose life sentences for some homosexual acts. South African retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined them by phone, pointing out similarities between Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill and racist laws enforced under South Africa's former apartheid government.
ABUJA, Nigeria - A mob armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to "cleanse" their neighborhood of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists said Saturday.