NGO’s and human rights groups across the world are requesting the release of a man who has been jailed in Cameroon for having homosexual preferences.
Jean-Claude Roger Mbede has been issued a prison sentence for three years for having homosexual preferences.
The ‘sodomy’ law in Cameroon that is mostly directed towards penalizing people with same sex preferences as been touted as a basic violation of human rights.
Having same sex preferences is viewed as a crime in Cameroon and hence homosexuals have to keep their sexual preferences a secret here.
Cameroon Human Rights News: Cameroonian Writer Teyou Freed from Prison. Cameroonian writer Bertrand Teyou who had been imprisoned for having written a book about the First Lady of Cameroon has been released.
Cameroonian writer Bertrand Teyou who had been imprisoned for having written a book about the First Lady of Cameroon has been released.
The Minister of Communication who doubles as government’s spokespersons, Issa Tchiroma Bakary says about 50 Cameroonians living in Libya have returned to Cameroon in successive groups owing to the intensifying conflict in that country.
Cameroon Human Rights: Health condition of Cameroonian author Bernard Teyou worsen due to the poor and unhygienic conditions in New Bell Douala prison