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UN chief Ban fears Nigeria anti-gay law will fuel violence

By Reuters | Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:00 PM
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UNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern on Wednesday at a new Nigerian law that criminalizes same-sex relationships, which he fears could fuel prejudice and violence and risks obstructing an effective HIV/AIDS response.

The bill, which contains penalties of up to 14 years in prison and bans gay marriage, same-sex "amorous relationships" and membership of ...

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