Tag: Douala

Cameroon: LGBTI activists denounce sexual abuse of teenage boy

Cameroon: LGBTI activists denounce sexual abuse of teenage boy

LGBTI rights activists in Cameroon have denounced the sexual abuse of a teenage boy by a man he turned to for advice about art and music. [...]
Cameroon: Support grows for release of trans celebrity Shakiro

Cameroon: Support grows for release of trans celebrity Shakiro

Increasing numbers of human rights advocates are calling for the release of Shakiro, a Cameroonian trans woman and online celebrity who has been impri [...]
Trans celebrity Shakiro under arrest in Cameroon

Trans celebrity Shakiro under arrest in Cameroon

A popular trans celebrity and her companion are imprisoned awaiting trial in Cameroon after their arrest Monday on homosexuality charges. An online pe [...]
Cameroon: 500 learn modern tactics for fighting AIDS and gender violence

Cameroon: 500 learn modern tactics for fighting AIDS and gender violence

Hundreds of people learned about modern methods for combating  HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence and ignorance about sexuality during a three-day event [...]
Human rights in Cameroon: A new wind is blowing

Human rights in Cameroon: A new wind is blowing

In Cameroon, a country that has long reeked of repression, a new wind is blowing. It's coming from a new human rights support network that includes le [...]
Alternatives-Cameroon expands to the nation’s capital

Alternatives-Cameroon expands to the nation’s capital

The highly regarded LGBTI advocacy group Alternatives-Cameroon has expanded its work into Yaoundé from its Douala base. From the African Hu [...]
Cameroon death threats: 2 gay lovers outed by each other

Cameroon death threats: 2 gay lovers outed by each other

A lovers' quarrel last month led to death threats, a knife attack, a closeted pastor losing his job, and his lover fleeing for his life. Fr [...]
List of alleged homosexuals endangers 82 in Cameroon

List of alleged homosexuals endangers 82 in Cameroon

In Cameroon, a new list of people accused of being homosexuals has put 82 people's lives and careers at risk. From the African Human Rights Media N [...]
Cameroon: Brother kills brother for being gay

Cameroon: Brother kills brother for being gay

A 20-year-old man died Aug. 12 in Cameroon from a beating administered by his older brother, who objected to the young man's sexual orientation. [...]
Cameroon: Visit to gay-friendly night spot leads to arrest, conviction

Cameroon: Visit to gay-friendly night spot leads to arrest, conviction

An evening out at an LGBT-friendly night spot led to a court in Cameroon imposing a three-year prison sentence (suspended) on a young lesbian convi [...]
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