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UN Human Rights Council Pressures Cameroon Over LGBT Persecution

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- 1805 days ago -
During Cameroon's regularly scheduled Universal Periodic Review (UPR) today in Geneva, 16 members of the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva pressured the country to take steps to improve the treatment of LGBT individuals.

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Jo S (619)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:28 pm
Thanks, JL.
Equal rights for everyone and everywhere!
Noted, read& shared

JL A (281)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:54 pm
You are welcome Joanne. You cannot currently send a star to Joanne because you have done so within the last day.

Susan G (49)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:56 pm
Equal rights equal rights! Thank you JL!

Angelika R (143)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 4:49 pm
Outrage to have that as written law- hopefully things will soon change there. At least no death penalty like Uganda I think. Thx.

JL A (281)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:09 pm
You are welcome Susan and Angelika.You cannot currently send a star to Angelika because you have done so within the last day.

Agnes N (703)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 9:48 pm
Thanks JL..shared in some groups

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 10:35 pm
This is wrong

Fred Boulton (14)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 11:15 pm
"Please accept the idea that we are not ready to accept what other countries accept today," said Foreign Minister Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo

Why on Earth not?

Sherri G (128)
Friday May 10, 2013, 2:42 am
TY JL. We either accept diversity or we are destined to killing each other.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:45 am
Thank you, JL. Big change needed.

paul m (93)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:46 am


. (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 6:39 am
Good for them! Gays need to be accepted everywhere.

Ro H (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 9:37 am

JL A (281)
Friday May 10, 2013, 10:23 am
You are welcome Agnes, Sherri, Debbie and Ro.

S J (130)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:21 pm
Equal Rights to all and everywhere, why not?

Stephanie Reap (192)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:58 pm
TY for sharing. Noted.

JL A (281)
Friday May 10, 2013, 2:56 pm
You are welcome Stephanie.

Rose Becke (141)
Friday May 10, 2013, 3:22 pm
we must have equal rights

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Friday May 10, 2013, 4:55 pm
What is wrong with people?! Thank you! (s, n, p, t)

Dana B (140)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:26 pm
Everyone deserves equal rights!!!

JL A (281)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:34 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Dana because you have done so within the last day.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 4:08 am
Can't stand Homophobics

alicia m (97)
Friday May 17, 2013, 1:45 am
noted, gracias

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:19 pm
Equal rights worldwide.

JL A (281)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:27 pm
You are welcome Alicia

Vivien G (153)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 2:14 am

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 12:36 am
One wonders how this can be such a problem to solve? What are these countries afraid of? I agree with Jan, equal rights for everyone! It is stated in the human rights declaration! Thanks JLA
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