CHRGJ Alumnus Michael Dafel ’12 and David Bilchitz: “SA must speak out for gay people in Nigeria”
January 24, 2014

CHRGJ Alumnus Michael Dafel and University of Johannesburg Professor David Bilchitz argue that South Africa should condemn Nigeria’s anti-gay laws in an op-ed on Business Day:

“Earlier this month, Nigeria’s president signed into law the draconian Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, despite strong opposition from the international community. Adding to criminal laws that already prohibit consensual sex between same-sex partners, the act in effect seeks to eradicate sexual minorities in Nigeria…”

Read the complete article here.

Michael Dafel is now a researcher at the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law, where Professor Bilchitz is the Director.

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