Rejection of LGBTQI+ people in Burkina Faso
A best-case scenario.
Karel is a committed human rights activist in Burkina Faso, fighting in particular for LGBTQI+ rights. He regularly works with incarcerated LGBTQI+ people, providing them with legal assistance and mediation services. Himself a member of the LGBTQI+ community, Karel was arrested and detained at Ouagadougou’s central police station.
Prison Insider spoke to him about his personal and professional experiences.