April Snow and TSR
While in many countries same-sex marriage has became legal In Cameroon, as in 38 other African countries, homosexuality is a crime. Since 1972, Article 347 bis of the Cameroonian PenalCode states that "shall be punished by imprisonment of six months to five years and a 20 000 to 200 000 FCFA penalty [ie 30 to 300 euros] anyone who has sex with a person of the same sex. "
Historical judgment on January 7, 2013, now very iconic SingaKumie Jonas and Franky Djome were acquitted after being arrested in 2011 "for looking gay." Today, their lawyers, the President of Lawyers without Borders Saskia Ditisheim, Alice Nkom and the three judges who made this decision and of coursethe two young men are threatened with death, as the judgmentappeared to be incomprehensible and unacceptable.
Our film investigates this case meeting all protagonists.