Nigeria: Delta Wedding – U.S. Lawmakers Protest Arrest, Parade of Gay Suspects

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09/14/2023

“We’re here to demand that Nigeria release all the detainees and drop all the charges.” On Tuesday, a group of Black American LGBTQ lawmakers protested in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Northwest Washington, condemning the recent arrest and parade of 67 gay suspects at a same-sex wedding in Delta State, the Washington Blade is reporting. The LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) American lawmakers at the protest included some members of the US House of Delegates, Gabriel Aceve, Krystal Oriadha, Ashanti Martinez, Krystal Oriadha, and the National Black Justice Coalition Public Policy and Programs Director; Victoria Kirby York.

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