"..bring him, he will die at the airport!!!" The case of Edson Cosmas

  Posting on a Tanzanian web message board, translated from Swahili: one of many abusive and threatening posts about Edson Cosmas, gay activist threatened with deportation to Tanzania  Edson “Eddy” Cosmas is a young gay man from Tanzania (TZ) facing imminent deportation from the UK where he applied for, but was denied, asylum. He is […]

Stop the deportation of Edson Cosmas from Britain to Tanzania

Edson Cosmas is a gay man who was born in Tanzania in 1982 who faces the new inquisition. In Tanzania, like Uganda, sexual relations between men are criminalized under the penal code, Section 154 and 257 and punishable with up to 30 year imprisonment. Throughout his life in Tanzania, Edson experienced beatings, stoning and other […]