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Nigeria: Fifty-seven suspected homosexuals arrested

6 September 2018

Lagos state police in Nigeria arrested 57 men, including a dancer, for alleged homosexual activities including gay initiation.

  Lagos state police in Nigeria arrested 57 men, including a dancer preparing to perform at a party, for alleged homosexual activities on 26 August 2018, reported News Agency of Nigeria. Imohimi Edgal, the state police commissioner, said officers stormed the Kelly Ann Event Centre in Egbeda at 2am after …

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Nigeria

8 February 2017

ART UNDER THREAT IN 2016: NIGERIA SERIOUS VIOLATIONS: 15 ACTS OF CENSORSHIP: 3 The cases of violations of artistic freedom of expression seen in Nigeria in 2016 reflect the complex political and religious systems in the country. Violations are implemented by the government, local state authorities, religious institutions, families, artistic …

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