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Cameroon: End ‘discriminatory’ anti-gay laws

26 September 2011 Cameroon must release all individuals held under a discriminatory law that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations. The Cameroonian authorities must end the persecution of gays and lesbians and repeal laws that criminalize consensual same-sex relations, five human rights organizations said today in an open letter to the President of Cameroon, Paul Biya.Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch joined the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), L’Association pour la Défense des Droits des Homosexuel(le)s (ADEFHO) and Alternatives Cameroun…

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