Anti-Gay Attacks Disrupt Efforts in Ivory Coast

Published: January 29, 2014

 Anti-gay mobs have forced a human rights group in Ivory Coast to suspend its work, which includes AIDS services, the human rights advocacy group Front Line Defenders reported.

 
Alternative Côte d’Ivoire, which combats AIDS and advocates for human rights for LGBT people, was attacked four times last week.  In the fourth attack, the group’s offices were ransacked and its security guard was beaten and hospitalized.
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