Nigeria is the most homophobic country in the world, according to a poll , which found 97 percent of citizens think society should not accept homosexuality. The laws reflect that: Same-sex couples face up to 14 years in prison and even public displays of same-sex affection are illegal. A law passed this week makes homosexuality punishable by up to life in prison, gay rights activists have been murdered , and gay citizens are widely discriminated against. President Robert Mugabe has made a crusade out of homophobia — with widespread public approval. Last year, Mugabe threatened to behead gay Zimbabweans and described them as "filth.
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The odd men who had come to the party were expecting a dancing boy, or bacha bereesh. Some were drinking while others were smoking hashish in open windows, looking down into the street of the middle-class Kabul district of Karte-Char as they anticipated the boy's arrival. The year-old Hazara youth was known as "the Chinoise" for his striking oriental features. Many had seen him dance at other parties. He was the jealously guarded "property" of a wealthy Kabul businessman who had promised to bring him around later in the evening. Then someone's phone rang: The boy had been arrested by Afghan police while dancing at a wedding.
Throughout South Asia, homosexuality has been a taboo subject. There are signs in some areas that gay people are now becoming more open in their behaviour. Indian laws say same sex relationships are "unnatural" She is a qualified computer professional and works in a government job, but has been forced to live a double life for many years now. At work, she uses her true name. Outside, she uses a nom de guerre, heading a support group for lesbians, bisexuals and transgender communities.
At least two people, including a local police chief, were killed after multiple bomb blasts rocked the Afghan capital early Wednesday, officials said. The latest violence in Kabul follows a pattern of attacks during morning rush-hour traffic targeting prominent Afghans including politicians, journalists, activists and judges. Police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz told reporters that two people were killed and another wounded in their vehicle by a bomb in downtown Kabul. Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian told AFP that one of those killed was a district police chief in the capital. An AFP photograph at the scene said the bomb had ripped through the rear of what was appeared to be an armoured vehicle.