Sunday, 13 January 2013

Times: Cameroon acquits two men sentenced for "looking gay"
Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 07:16 by Reuters

A Cameroon appeal court yesterday overturned the convictions of two men found guilty of homosexuality and sentenced to five years in jail for cross-dressing and wearing make-up. Homosexuality is illegal in Cameroon but recent incidents have highlighted growing tension between a largely conservative society and a younger generation less concerned by the issue.

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