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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 02:39 PM

More weird anti-gay activity in Africa. This time Cameroon.

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/10/17/cameroon-urged-to-release-jailed-men-for-wearing-gay-clothes-and-for-drinking-baileys/

On Friday 19 October, a Cameroon court is scheduled to issue a decision in the case of Francky and Jonas who are currently serving 5 years in prison after a judge found them guilty of “homosexual behaviour” under the basis of their clothes, speech and drink preferences, which reportedly was based on their consumption of Baileys, an Irish whiskey and cream liqueur.

The pair were arrested in July 2011 in a car outside a night club in the Cameroonian capital, Yaoundé.

AllOut.org Executive Director and Co-Founder Andre Banks said: “The judge gave the highest possible sentence to Francky and Jonas because their vocabulary was ‘feminine’, because they drank a beverage that’s perceived to be something gay men drink, and because the clothes they were wearing were not ‘masculine’ enough”.

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mitchtv Nov 2012 #1
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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 04:43 PM

1. I thought Cameroon was interested in tourism

I guess not

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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:39 PM

2. Whoa.........

that is way past fucked up!

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