Monday, February 21, 2011

Wikileaks Confirms African Dictator Threatened Gays with Decapitation

Ah, what fun it must be to live in Africa!  I say that with a giant dose of irony.

Recently the Wikileaks cache of diplomatic cables have exposed Gambian President Jammeh as saying he would "cut off the head" of any homosexual caught in his country.  Though the President now says that was a rhetorical statement, he also confirmed the country's rigid anti-gay stance.

And remember this is the same dictatorial president who claims he has a cure for AIDS.  It involves bananas and herbs and  there are videos of him applying it to "cure" AIDS patients. 

At the risk of being insensitive, this is where the stereotypes of African's being "savages" comes from. Maybe it's time the Facebook revolution reached Gambia as well?

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