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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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Equatorial Guinea: Artist Freed from Prison

7 March 2018

Cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé was arrested on 16 September 2017 and is currently being detained without formal charges in Equatorial Guinea.

An Equatorial Guinean court on 7 March 2018 released an artist imprisoned on dubious charges for nearly six months, 18 human rights groups said today. The prosecution dropped all charges against Ramón Esono Ebalé, a cartoonist whose work is often critical of the government.

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