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By Melanie Nathan, August 27, 2014.

Global Rights, Partners for Justice is doing work for LGBT Human Rights in Africa, bringing into focus the plight of gay people in Cameroon: “In Africa, homosexuality is illegal in 38 of the continent’s 54 countries and punishable by death in four. In Cameroon, people are prosecuted for consensual same-sex conduct more than in any country in the world, and in many cases, people are charged with “homosexuality” based on extremely scant and specious evidence. For example, a Cameroonian judge convicted two transgender people in 2011 of practicing homosexuality because they were spotted drinking a particular liqueur that the judge deemed “a woman’s drink.” (Global Rights, Partners for Justice)

Government Spokesman Cameroon discusses Anti-Homosexuality laws Government Spokesman Cameroon discusses Anti-Homosexuality laws

The legal basis in Cameroon for prosecuting homosexuals is Article 347 of the Cameroonian Penal Code, which…

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Posted August 27, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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