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Shame On America And Its Warped Idea Of Human Rights By Yusuf Ozi-Usman


Yusuf Ozi-Usman
Yusuf Ozi-Usman

The dept of American hypocrisy and shallowness, hiding under the over-beaten democracy, has never been so pronounced until now when Nigeria makes it public that it abhors the idea and practice of same-sex marriage and all other forms of homosexuality.
It is really sickening to hear America and its allies bemoaning a bill prescribing penalties for homosexuals and their promoters, which over 400 members of the two chambers of the National Assembly passed and was recently signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan.
As a matter of fact, there is no absurd names and attribution the American government and its agents and or its allies have not made on the new law, crafted by Nigerians for Nigerians. They have not only called it ‘draconian’ but went ahead to say that it would bring about increase in the cases of HIV/AIDS. O yeh?
In this senseless war against the law proscribing homosexuality in Nigeria; homosexuality that is equivalent to sodomy, the American authorities and their cohorts have been threatening fire, including the fact that they would stop all kinds of aides to Nigeria.
The most absurd part of the American reasoning is that the law is against fundamental human rights and democracy. Which human rights? Which democracy?
This America posture has now clearly exposed it as a society that is against God and all that are decent in the sight of God and the right thinking peoples.
Indeed, if the American idea of democracy and human rights is bereft of basic morality and decency, then, democracy and human rights, from the point of view of America, are better not practiced in Nigeria and of course, other decent clime.
What the America, Britain, Canada and their likes are saying is that for Nigeria to enjoy their support and acceptance, it should join some ungodly countries in encouraging man-to-man or woman-to-woman marriages and other sexuality! Evil thought this is.
Where, in all these noise and dictation to Nigeria on what it should do, is the principle of none interference in the internal affairs of other countries? If America and its supporters in the new generation of ungodliness; if it would be breathing down the neck of Nigeria over what it feels is right for the moral standard of its citizenry, what happened to Nigeria’s independence and sovereignty as a nation?
When has homosexuality, described in religious Holy Books as the most heinous sin against God, become part of human rights that must be respected and protected at the global level? Where and how has the homosexuality connected to human rights and democracy, to the extent that the absence of one would have an adverse effect on the other?
Has America and its blind allies realized that God had once perished a generation, according to narration, simply because a single soul was involved in homosexuality only for once? And America now wants it to be venerated, made part of human rights and democracy, and universalised?
Where has the sense of reasoning of America gone to? To hell fire?

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