Friday, January 9, 2009

Shock at Senegal gay jail terms

BBC NEWS "The jailing in Senegal of nine gay men for eight years over 'indecent conduct and unnatural acts' has been condemned by an international gay rights group.

Homosexual acts are illegal in Senegal but the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) told the BBC it was 'shocked by the ruling'."