Audio: Awesome Tapes x ITAL 'Bola Megamix'

Awesome Tapes is readying a batch of "outside-the-box reworkings" of Ghanaian kologo-strummer Bola's Volume 7 cassette from ITAL, Miles Seaton (Akron/Family) and Blue Hawaii (Icy Demons, Bablicon), Lamin Fofana, and Anzano & Palermo. You can download a preview, ITAL's opaque electro "Bola Megamix" below and pre-order the Bola Remixes now [out 6/12]. For more peep Awesome Tapes' Earbuds mixtape and read OKP senior editor Eddie STATS' recent Fader article on the man].

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Cameroon's LGBT Community is Facing Increasing Persecution

A recent report by Human Rights Watch has highlighted, with tremendous concern, the increasing persecution being faced by the LGBT community in Cameroon.

There are significant concerns over human rights abuses in Cameroon, according to a report shared by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The campaign group has highlighted the rising persecution of members of the Cameroonian LGBT community which have been documented over the past few months. Security forces in the country have been accused of threatening, assaulting and arresting queer individuals.

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