Tag: Mauritania

Mauritania: Prison for 8 men ‘imitating women’ at party

Mauritania: Prison for 8 men ‘imitating women’ at party

A Mauritanian court has sentenced eight men to prison for acting too feminine in a video from a birthday party. From the African Human Rights [...]
Mauritania: Police arrest 10 after seeing video of ‘gay wedding’

Mauritania: Police arrest 10 after seeing video of ‘gay wedding’

Police in Muslim-majority Mauritania mistook a birthday party for a gay wedding, so they arrested 10 party-goers on homosexuality charges. Fr [...]
Mauritania: Police arrest 10 after seeing video of ‘gay wedding’

LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

West African nations display a mix of mostly abusive responses to LGBT people, including denial that they exist, lynchings and arrests even without an [...]
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