Imam Assane Seck

‘I regard homosexuality in Senegal very much contrary to the faith, the religion and the morals of over 95% of the population’

SOUNDBITES — “I regard homosexuality in Senegal very much contrary to the faith, the religion and the morals of over 95% of the population. This phenomenon (homosexuality) is strongly opposed to in our society. It arouses the most complete condemnation since Islam has quite a strict view on homosexuality. [… It threatens the Senegalese] social order.” —Dakar imam Assane Seck, who is a interpreter of the Qur’an, which he believes calls for the extermination of gays (via)