We tend to take our freedoms for granted in America. But imagine being arrested just for sending a text message.
Not a threat or bullying or even a dick pic- just a benign message of love.
Well, that's what Jean-Claude Roger Mbede is facing. After texting another man "I'm very much in love with you", he was imprisoned for 18 months.
Jean-Claude was only released on a provisional basis after equal rights activists protested his poor treatment. But now, sadly, the court has ruled he is to go back to prison to finish out his term. Jean-Claude says: