U.S. condemns Gambia over disappearances, new anti-gay law

December 6, 2014 4:12 PM

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U.S. condemns Gambia over disappearances, new anti-gay law

BANJUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's National Security Council (NSC) has voiced concern over Gambia's moves to block access to top United Nations human rights investigators and enact tough new legislation against homosexuality.

Gambia's foreign minister last week vowed to sever dialogue with the European Union after the bloc, an important donor to the West African nation, raised similar criticisms.

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