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Gay Man Lynched in Northern Cameroon

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cameroon, Citizen Media, Human Rights, LGBTQ+, Religion

Oscarine Mbozo’a reports [1] [fr] on L'Actu that one gay man and his companion were lynched at a market on January 6, 2013 in Maroua, Northern Cameroon :

Goche Lamine, a medical merchant, was caught with a high school student named Sanda, aged 17. The crowd was alerted by a kid shouting “samaroka! Samaroka (homosexual in the Fulfulde language), they rushed towards both men and started throwing stones at them.