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Gay Community Protest at Nigerian Embassy in New York

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Gay Community Protest at Nigerian Embassy in New York

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Dec 6, 2011 – Gay Community Protest at Nigerian Embassy in New York

According to the daily times, some members of the gay community in New York, on Monday, protested against the recently passed bill that prohibited same-sex marriage in Nigeria.

The placard-carrying protesters, numbering some 15, made up of blacks and whites, claimed to be Nigerians as they arrived at the vicinity of the Nigeria House. naijagists.com

Some of the cards read: ‘We are not illegal; we are full citizens of Nigeria’, ‘Stop the bill: Consensual adult love is not a crime’, ‘We are not illegal’, ‘Some Christians are gay, get over it’, ‘Homophobia is unAfrican’.

Ifeanyi Orazulike, the spokesperson for the group, said they had sent a protest letter to President Goodluck Jonathan on the issue.

He said that if the anti-gay bill was approved, Nigeria would place itself outside the comity of democratic nations.

Orazulike explained that the implications of the bill with its modification, would affect the long years of work in the protection and promotion of human rights.

He claimed to be the Director, International Center for Advocacy on Right to Health (ICARH).

Reacting, Consul-General of Nigeria, Habib Habu, said that he learnt the group came around and left after a while without demanding to present their grievances to anyone. “I learnt it’s like people making a brief stop-over for a while,” he said. “If they had requested for me, I would have received them.”

11 Comments

11 Comments

  1. Coolex.g

    December 7, 2011 at 12:19 AM

    Have mercy on us o lord, i beg u

  2. Ada

    December 7, 2011 at 5:22 AM

    Lord have mercy!

  3. IZUBEST

    December 7, 2011 at 5:31 AM

    This is d sign of d end of time. We all need to be prayerfull. Cos d world is turning into something EX.

  4. banwo biodun

    December 7, 2011 at 7:15 AM

    these people were contaminated by the polution in America. let them come home. if they can make it known to their relatives i know they will find cure for their acquired madness. i pity them.

  5. Lola

    December 7, 2011 at 1:08 PM

    I am ashamed of these so called xtian gays. They will face more condemnation before God. That means they are not reading their bibles.

  6. Lindartist

    December 7, 2011 at 1:54 PM

    Let God b the Judge …

  7. Love .B.

    December 7, 2011 at 4:11 PM

    O God help us, Because if men gets marriage to them self then what is going to happen to our ladies.

  8. tutu

    December 7, 2011 at 11:20 PM

    look at that fat one!

  9. nora

    December 8, 2011 at 8:32 AM

    Can’t you see they look like adult pigs. God have us in this endtime:

  10. augna

    December 8, 2011 at 6:53 PM

    they are sick upstairs n must be cured. really, i think they should return home for spiritual healing and cleansing. how many of them can boldly tell their family at home they r gays? this is not new, but its new among nigerians. we have culture. let these people know NIGERIA IS NOT AMERICA. WE STILL HAVE CULTURE N CAUTION.

  11. Bernard aruava

    April 1, 2012 at 10:31 PM

    Wat d hell

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