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Libyan Newswire

The Gambia: Zeid criticizes harsh legal amendment, violence and arrests targeting gay men and lesbians

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 20, 2014— UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Thursday criticized a recent amendment to the Criminal Code of The Gambia that creates a broad and vague offence of “aggravated homosexuality” punishable by life imprisonment. He also expressed alarm at reports of a […]