Popular Nigerian trans-woman, Miss Sahhara has reacted to the imprisonment of two Cameroonian cross dressers for “attempting homosexuality” .
Recall that a court in Cameroon sentenced popular crossdresser, Shakiro and Patricia to five years in prison for “attempting homosexuality” .
The sentencing came after they were arrested at a restaurant in Douala, Cameroon’s largest city, over the way they dressed.
Shakiro, whose real name is Loic Njeukam, and his partner, Patricia, also identified as Roland Mouthe, were sentenced on Tuesday, May 11th.
Miss Sahhara who condemned this via an Instagram post, alleged that she was subjected to same treatment in Nigeria. She also called on the LGBT community to fight the sentencing.
Speaking further, she called on the LGBT community to fight the court’s judgement on the crossdressers.
In her words, She wrote;
WHEN THE HELL WOULD THIS BULLSHIT STOP?EVERYONE PLEASE TAG YOUR FAVOURITE #coffeeshop I WENT THROUGH THIS SAME THING IN NIGERIA!
ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING! WE ARE IN 2021 NOT 1921!
Two transgender women in Cameroon have been sentenced to five years in jail for contravening ‘homosexuality laws’. BASICALLY THEY ARE JAILED FOR EXISTING!!!!
We must not keep quiet! 5yrs jail for being LGBT+. We must fight back!!!