The National Council of the Medical Order in Tunisia issued a statement on April 3, 2017, calling for doctors to cease conducting forced anal and genital examinations, Human Rights Watch said today. The move is an important step toward ending degrading, discriminatory, and unscientific “testing” for evidence of homosexual conduct.
Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should immediately intervene to prevent the scheduled May 23, 2017 public flogging of two young men convicted of same-sex sexual relations, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.
Indonesian police are once again helping carry out the anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) agenda of militant Islamists.
Kuwaiti police has arrested a number of people infected with communicable diseases and involved in homosexual activities, residency detectives arrested three suspects while attempting to escape from the country through the airport.
May 17th has become a day to raise awareness of violations against the rights of LGBTIQ people.
LGBTI people in Azerbaijan face prejudice, discrimination and hate crime. They have no legal protection.
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin met yesterday with the Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov.
American evangelists were responsible for fostering a turning point in Uganda's attitudes towards LGBTI people.
A couple of alleged homosexual men were arrested on Thursday by the police in Inezgane after a video showing the two men kissing went viral on social media networks, provoking all kinds of reactions.
Chechen officials and clerics are threatening the newspaper that first exposed the campaign of police abuse against men in Chechnya perceived to be gay, Human Rights Watch said today. Russian authorities should unequivocally condemn the threats, investigate them, and ensure that journalists are protected from harm.