In Summary
  • A coalition of gay rights groups issued a statement expressing their "great distress" at the ruling, saying it "justifies the stigma, discrimination and violence meted against Kenyans" in the LGBT community.
  • The death penalty is on the books, under Islamic sharia law, in Mauritania, Sudan and northern Nigeria, although there have been no known executions in recent times.
In Summary
  • A coalition of gay rights groups issued a statement expressing their "great distress" at the ruling, saying it "justifies the stigma, discrimination and violence meted against Kenyans" in the LGBT community.
  • The death penalty is on the books, under Islamic sharia law, in Mauritania, Sudan and northern Nigeria, although there have been no known executions in recent times.
In Summary
  • A coalition of gay rights groups issued a statement expressing their "great distress" at the ruling, saying it "justifies the stigma, discrimination and violence meted against Kenyans" in the LGBT community.
  • The death penalty is on the books, under Islamic sharia law, in Mauritania, Sudan and northern Nigeria, although there have been no known executions in recent times.