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Mauritania

LGBTI Rights in Mauritania


ADDED ON: 02/09/2020

Eight men sentenced to two years in prison for ‘imitating women’ at a birthday party in Mauritania

Police arrested ten men when a video that appeared to be Mauritania’s ‘first gay wedding’ began circulating on social media. Homosexuality is strictly illegal in the North African country and punishable by…

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ADDED ON: 01/31/2020

Mauritania arrests 10 gay men after purported gay wedding

Authorities in Mauritania have arrested 10 men after a video appeared on social media of a gay couple appearing to take part in a traditional wedding ceremony, human rights groups said. Police…

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