Monday, March 31, 2008

Senegal: "Homophobia and Islamic Political Manipulation" - Report from Women Living Under Muslims Laws

From Women Living Under Muslim Laws - March 26, 2008

Senegal: "Homophobia and Islamic political manipulation"
(WLUML Networkers)

26/03/2008 "Since the beginning of February 2008, an unprecedented wave of homophobia has surged across Senegal," explains Codou Bop. "In reaction to a press report on homosexuality in Senegal, a number of imams, religious Muslim associations, journalists and male politicians known for their fundamentalist stances, have all been leading an extremely virulent campaign against the supposed "degradation of morality and disrespect for religious values".

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