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Rights Groups Call for President Yahya Jammeh to Reject Gambia’s New Anti-Gay Law

In the Gambia, two international human rights groups are urging President Yahya Jammeh to reject an amendment to the criminal code regarding "aggravated homosexuality."  The amendment calls to increase the punishment for the charge of "aggravated homosexuality"  to life in prison.  Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said “the measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex, (LGBTI) people in...

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