Nigeria's New Anti-Gay Law A Harsh Reminder Of Global Attitudes

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This week, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan quietly signed into law one of the most repressive anti-gay measures in the world. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Jonathan Cooper of the U.K.-based international gay rights group Human Dignity Trust about the state of gay rights in Nigeria and around the world.

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