Tag Archives: Goodluck Jonathan

HRC Head Chad Griffin On Nigeria

Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin joined HuffPost Live today to talk about the situation in Nigeria and Goldie Hawn, who yesterday issued a mortified apology after posting a photo of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan with the caption, “Met the wonderful president of Nigeria.” In the clip below, Griffin blasts NOM’s Brian Brown and other American Christians for exporting their ...

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HRC Demands US Action On Nigeria

The Human Rights Campaign has written to Secretary of State John Kerry, demanding a “strong and proactive American response to the humanitarian crisis” in Nigeria. From the list of suggested actions: Directing the U.S. Embassy in Abuja to perform in-country refugee processing for LGBT Nigerians who are being targeted for arrest under the newly passed law. Recommending that President Obama ...

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Nigeria Super-Criminalizes Homosexuality

Homosexuality was already a crime in Nigeria, but they’ve upped their hatred considerably today. Reuters has the story: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill on Monday that criminalizes same-sex relationships, the presidency said, defying pressure from Western governments to respect gay and lesbian rights. The bill, which contains penalties of up to 14 years in prison and bans gay ...

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