Boo: Cameroon to celebrate national anti-gay day…Wtf?
The Rassemblement de la Jeunesse Camerounaise association (Cameroonian Youth Rally, or RJC) announced that it will ‘celebrate’ a gay hate day.
The association doesn’t want to hear about gay pride, instead it announced on Thursday (12 July) that 21 August will be ‘celebrated’ as the national anti-gay day of Cameroon.
According to Afrik.com, the chosen date marks the savage murder and alleged rape of Narcisse Olivier Djomo Pokam by, a 31 year old student, by what the association labelled ‘gay mafia’.
The association promises that 21 August, will be celebrated yearly, stating it aims to glorify homophobia with a parade to take place through the Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital city.
During a recent televised debate, Sismondi Barlev Bidjocka, spokesperson for the RJC, stated that ‘homosexuality is a crime against humanity.’
Being LGBT in Cameroon is illegal. Five years imprisonment and a fine of 20,000 to 200,000 (about €300 $375) Cameroon Francs.
It’s amazing how one country gay be so pro-gay and yet others so barbaric.
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