Cameroon Upholds 3-Year Conviction For Man Who Loved Another Man

From ThinkProgress Mon Dec 17 2012, 16:45:33

The Court of Appeal in the African nation of Cameroon has ruled today that Jean-Claude Roger Mbede must serve out his three year sentence, having been found guilty of homosexual conduct. The incriminating evidence? Mbede texted a picture to another man of himself holding a sign that said, "I'm very much in love with you." [...]

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