The African Republic of Cameroon has sentenced three men to six months of hard labor for “being homosexuals”. Lazare Baeeg, Emmanuel Balep and Tony Dikongue were arrested last August and have been in prison for nearly six months awaiting trial.
While none of the men were caught in any sex acts, they nonetheless were put in prison and then sentenced to hard labor.
Cameroon law states that homosexuality is a crime, carrying a maximum penalty of three years in jail and a large fine. Several countries in Africa also treat homosexuality as a punishable offense, some even with tribal sentences of death.
This is part of a growing trend of African nations attacking gays...