International

Tunisia’s New Gay Rights Fight

Under Tunisian law, homosexuality is a crime, punishable by years in prison. But in the past few years, those who oppose the law have found an outlet for their dissent: social media. A new initiative has piqued the interest of a growing sector of Tunisia’s public sphere. A Facebook page called “Decriminalization of Homosexuality in(…)

U.S. Calls Out Gambia For Abusing Rights Of Gays

The White House is admonishing Gambia for human rights abuses and says it’s deeply concerned by the government’s failure to protect citizens. White House spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says Gambia’s government won’t let a U.N. investigator probe reports of torture and detention of people based on their sexual orientation or political views. She’s citing Gambia’s new(…)