A new international treaty is in the works, focusing on crimes against humanity such as massacres, torture, and rape.
Indian Supreme Court ruling decriminalising homosexuality.
India’s landmark Supreme Court decision that criminalising consensual same-sex conduct is unconstitutional is a major victory for human rights and the LGBT people’s rights to privacy and non-discrimination in the world’s second most populous country, Human Rights Watch said today.
Today the Supreme Court of India made the historic decision to repeal the ban on same-sex relations. The colonial-era Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code made sexual behaviour «against the order of nature» illegal and punishable by imprisonment and served as a model for similar laws across the British Colonial Empire.
Uganda's Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, has banned a popular and highly publicised international music and arts festival schedule for the weekend.
Guatemalan legislators should reject an extraordinarily dangerous «Life and Family Protection» bill that would seriously undermine the rights of women and LGBTQ people in the country, Human Rights Watch said today.
Malaysian authorities should drop the case against two women for same-sex relations before their scheduled caning on August 28, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today.
Last week, OutRight Action International launches their latest report, The Global State of LGBTI Organising: The Right to Register.
The government of Qatar should change its laws to end arbitrary censorship of articles about sexual orientation and gender identity and revoke its Penal Code provision that punishes same-sex relations with imprisonment between one to three years, Human Rights Watch said today. Qatar is host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
UAE-India raid to capture Princess Latifa is spiralling into a new levels of disregard for legal protocols and International Law, as UAE remains unaccountable.