New Nigeria anti-gay law resulting in torture and dozens of arrests, say activists

  • by: MICHELLE FAUL , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 14, 2014 - 3:25 PM

LAGOS, Nigeria — First the police targeted the gay men, then tortured them into naming dozens of others who now are being hunted down, human rights activists said Tuesday, warning that such persecution will rise under a new Nigerian law.

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