Nigeria Tries to ‘Sanitize’ Itself
Armed with a strict new law, Nigerians are aggressively seeking out and punishing homosexuals. Check out the Nigerian version of leniency:
The young man cried out as he was being whipped on the courtroom bench. The bailiff’s leather whip struck him 20 times, and when it was over, the man’s side and back were covered with bruises. Still, the large crowd outside was disappointed, the judge recalled: The penalty for gay sex under local Islamic law is death by stoning. “He is supposed to be killed,” the judge, Nuhu Idris Mohammed, said, praising his own leniency on judgment day last month at the Shariah court here. The bailiff demonstrated the technique he used: whip at shoulder level, then forcefully down.Question: If someone condemns these acts, which have the overwhelming support of the Nigerian people, is that person an Islamaphobe, or just prejudiced against Africans? Oh, and here's another question: Do Open Borders supporters secretly want to import these attitudes? They must.