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The ordeal of Jean-Claude Mbédé: Africa’s anti-gay bigots in action

ROGER Jean-Claude Mbédé is serving a 3-year prison sentence for sending another man this SMS text:

“I’m very much in love w/u.”

Cameroon’s Secretary of State for Defense (SED) swooped. They arrested Mbédé on “suspicion of homosexuality”. On March 9th, 2011, he was charged with “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality”. One month later, 

He was fined 33,000 Francs CFA (about $61 USD).

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Posted: 19th, February 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment