The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities reveals the shocking scale of state-sponsored homophobia, Amnesty International said.
As a court in Khartoum prepares to resume its trial of
Sudanese journalist Lubna Hussein for wearing trousers, Amnesty
International has called on the government to withdraw the
charges and repeal the law used to justify the flogging of
women for wearing 'indecent' clothing.