GAMBIA: President Promises To "Fight Homosexuals Like We Fight Malaria"
Yahya Jammeh, in a nationally televised speech made today to celebrate 49 years of independence from Britain. Jammeh and 90% of Gambians are Muslim.
PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Jammeh is named one of 2013's worst anti-gay villains by Human Rights Watch. Jammeh compares himself to Mohammed because he has "cured" 68 AIDS patients with herbs. Jammeh says no amount of foreign aid will bring LGBT rights to Gambia. Jammeh threatens to decapitate "any homosexuals found in Gambia."