GAMBIA: President Yahya Jammeh Vows To Slit The Throats Of Homosexuals
Yahya Jammeh, in a speech about fostering a healthy environment for the youth of his nation. Last September, Gambia enacted a life sentence for those convicted of homosexuality. In December the United States dropped Gambia from its free trade agreements with African nations. Jammeh seized power 21 years ago in a bloodless military coup. He is a follower of the Sunni sect of Islam.