Cameroon activist released by police probing LGBT murder

Police in Cameroon have released activist Michel Engama, financial officer of the LGBT-rights and anti-AIDS organization Camfaids (Cameroonian Foundation for AIDS).

He had been detained along with a colleague on the basis of testimony that they had been in a night spot with Eric Lembembe, the executive director of Camfaids, on the evening of July 12, which was the last day Lembembe was seen alive.

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For the background of the detentions, see the article “Cameroon: LGBT activists in custody; harassment continues.”

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