By Edafe Okporo
This is a revealing memoir and empowering manifesto, with contributions from different asylees, refugees, and Nigerians.
Nong Richie used to be born in a single state and got here of age in one other extra obvious placeNigeria. In an odd global the place he used to be constantly persecuted, dwelling quickly grew to become a private nightmare of continuous mob assaults and deaths of his acquaintances to HIV. Nong escaped into the realm of his brain from the expository information of the struggle he suffered as a baby and high-profile assaults opposed to homosexual Nigerians. each aspect of his own existence grew to become public, and the realities of an inherently illegal society emerged with each script of this booklet. The penal complex packaged his trauma as a bombshell, hijacking his snapshot and identification and making cash in on each evening he spent in it. mattress 26 is his uncooked, sincere, and poignant accounta no-holds-barred, pull-no-punches account for the persecution of him and his group. He was once a fearless activist and an unstoppable strength for swap who was firm to show the truth.
The goal demographics of this booklet are consumers of Immigration Equality, immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, lawyers representing Immigration Equality, consumers and volunteers of First acquaintances, devour Offbeat consumers, and the community of mine from the United international locations division of NGOs.
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