dimanche, 16 décembre 2018
 

Tanzania : Mixed Messages on Anti-Gay Persecution

Tanzania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ disavowal of incendiary anti-gay comments by a Dar es Salaam official is a positive development, but will mean little unless the government reforms its laws and policies that discriminate against lesbian, (...)

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Kenya : Court Finds Forced Anal Exams Unconstitutional

A Court of Appeal in Mombasa, Kenya, ruled on March 22, 2018, that conducting forced anal examinations on people who are accused of same-sex relations is unconstitutional, Human Rights Watch said today. It was a resounding victory for lesbian, (...)

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Afrique du sud : Zanele Muholi une ’’militante visuelle’

La photographe Zanele Muholi se décrit elle-même comme une ’’militante visuelle’, répondant à la violence contre les homosexuels en proposant ses portraits de femmes lesbiennes noires fournissant ainsi une tribune où elles peuvent pleinement s’exprimer (...)

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42 gay men arrested in Nigeria. Help them now !

I was forced to leave my home in Nigeria 10 years ago. After publicly outing myself, I was haunted by so many death threats, it was no longer safe to stay. Today, my heart is breaking as I watch from the UK what is happening in Nigeria. 42 of (...)

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Tanzania : Stop Threatening Rights Groups

International Organizations Urge Respect for Free Expression, Association The government of Tanzania should end its hostile rhetoric toward civil society groups and threats to obstruct their work, 18 national and international nongovernmental (...)

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Les luttes LGBTIQ, mal aimées des processus révolutionnaires arabes

La dimension inédite atteinte par les combats des LGBTIQ dans les pays arabes est largement liée au déclenchement des processus révolutionnaires. Les lignes qui suivent, extraites d’un article beaucoup plus long et détaillé, tentent de décrypter (...)

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Turning the tide for LGBTQI+ rights in Kenya

IFEX interviews lawyer Eric Gitari to learn more about the human impact of Kenya’s anti-homosexuality legislation, the complexities of legal activism, and the impact his NGO’s work could have on other countries. Imagine being told that you could (...)

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Afrique du sud : Activists to present 60,000 petition signatures to minister of Home Affairs

The long awaited meeting between activists opposed to gay hate pastor Steven Anderson’s trip to South Africa and the minister of Home Affairs is finally going ahead. The activists, led by GaySA Radio Station Manager Hendrik Baird, and supported (...)

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Uganda : Police Attack LGBT Pride Event

Arrests, Beatings, Assaults on Participants Ugandan police unlawfully raided an event late in the evening of August 4, 2016, the third night of a week of Ugandan LGBTI Pride celebrations, brutally assaulting participants, seven human rights (...)

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Kenya : Court to Hear Forced Anal Testing Case

A Kenyan court will hear a constitutional petition challenging the use of forced anal examinations of men accused of homosexuality on May 4, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. Under international law, forced anal examinations are a form of (...)

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