Shocking Undercover Film Shows Cameroon A Homophobic Hotbed of Arrests

Watch as Short Film Exposes Severe Abuses and A Human Rights Disgrace 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 … More Shocking Undercover Film Shows Cameroon A Homophobic Hotbed of Arrests

Cameroon Gay Rights Activist Tortured and Murdered

By Human Rights Watch, July 16, 2013. Cameroonian authorities should immediately conduct an effective and thorough investigation into the torture and killing of Eric Ohena Lembembe, an activist and journalist who was found dead at his home in Yaoundé on the evening of July 15. Lembembe, executive director of the Cameroonian Foundation for AIDS (CAMFAIDS), … More Cameroon Gay Rights Activist Tortured and Murdered

Court overturns 5-year sentence for gay sex in Cameroon

Court overturns 5-year sentence for gay sex in Cameroon Posted on January 7, 2013 by Colin Stewart at 76 Crimes Two young men in Cameroon were found not guilty today, overturning their previous sentence to five years in prison for homosexuality. Stephane N. Koche, project manager for PAEMH (Project for the Support and Assistance of Sexual … More Court overturns 5-year sentence for gay sex in Cameroon

Geneva: LGBTI International Human Rights Defenders Meet Secretary Hillary Clinton

by Melanie Nathan, Dec 11, 09 In Photo (right to left): Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Alice N’kom (Cameroon), Anastasia Danilova (Moldova), Sanja Juras (Croatia), Adrian Jjuuko (Uganda), Sass Sasot (Philippines), Polina Savchenko (Russia), Vladimir Simenko (Lithuania), Arvind Narrain (India), Zoryan Kis (Ukraine), Santiago Eder (Colombia), N’dumie Funda (South Africa), Pouline Kimani (Kenya), and Rev. … More Geneva: LGBTI International Human Rights Defenders Meet Secretary Hillary Clinton

CAMEROON Sentences Three ‘Effeminate Men’ to Maximum Prison Time

By Melanie Nathan,   Nov 26, 2011, 2.30 AM PST In Africa: Legislation criminalizing homosexuality permits persecution and cases where people are punished simply for the way they look. Africa is bedrock of anti-homosexual sentiment, and heightened criminalization; with Cameroon emerging as the most punitive of the African countries. Same-sex sexual acts are banned under Cameroonian … More CAMEROON Sentences Three ‘Effeminate Men’ to Maximum Prison Time