Burkina Faso: Humiliation of LGBTQI+ Prisoners
A lawyer recounts the story of a youth he assisted.
LGBTQI+ individuals are sometimes arrested and detained in police stations or correctional facilities where they are frequently blackmailed and humiliated. How do we put a stop to such acts? Bob1 is a lawyer who provides legal aid to LGBTQI+ people. Since 2014, he has helped arrested members of the community. Prison Insider collected his testimony.
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