Same sex marriage law in Nigeria
She said, ‘I am concerned that Nigerian law makers have voted to accept a bill that would criminalize same sex marriage. The EU seeks neither to promote nor discourage same sex marriages, but has been clear it opposes discrimination or any form of legislation that seeks to persecute someone on the basis of sexual orientation. ‘
Ashton said that the EU also opposes any restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly, or persecution of those who defend these freedoms.