A 31-year-old Syrian refugee in Lebanon was allegedly detained and tortured in February 2016, apparently on suspicion of being gay, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.
Today in the United Nations General Assembly, a cross-regional group of states affirmed the principles of universal human rights by blocking a hostile attempt to prevent the work established by the UN Human Rights Council of the Independent Expert on Discrimination and Violence based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.
An animated video explaining the rights of homosexuals in the event of arrest has clocked up nearly 30,000 visualisations in Morocco in less than 24 hours, it emerged on Thursday.
Russia prevented the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday from thanking outgoing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon specifically for promoting gay rights during his decade in office, diplomats said.
A judge in Morocco has acquitted two teenage girls on trial for alleged homosexuality after they were reportedly caught kissing, one of their three lawyers said.
On International Human Rights Day: Global LGBTIQ Activists Urge the Trump Administration to Uphold...
LGBTIQ activists from Iraq, Lebanon, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Sweden, Thailand, and USA gathered at the office of OutRight Action International, formerly the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, in New York City, to discuss the impact of the incoming Trump Administration and urge the President-elect and his administration to maintain US commitment to protecting the human rights of LGBTIQ people globally.
Charles Adesina explores what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in Africa.
Protecting fundamental freedoms is always important – but sometimes the timing of such protection can send an even more powerful signal.
Conservatives urged the Parliament to clearly specify that marriage is only between a man and a woman.
The trial of the two girls who were arrested on October 27 on charges of “homosexuality” has been postponed to November 25.