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ORAM’s New Uganda report on Sexual Orientation and Gender Minorities

Geneva, November 3, 2014 As Uganda debates the re-introduction of an Anti-Homosexuality Bill, ORAM publishes a comprehensive Country of Origin Report on the conditions of LGBTI individuals in the country ORAM has published an extensive report titled “Country of Origin Report: Sexual and Gender Minorities – Uganda.” The  report includes an extensive case law section, […]

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Why Human Rights Resolution of Chile’s UN Ambassador Includes All

The Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva explains why she is tabling a resolution this afternoon on the human rights of everyone regardless of our sexual orientation or gender identity. The International Service for Human Rights is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights. We achieve this by supporting human rights defenders, […]

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Anti-Gay Santorum and Gingrich Holding Hands with Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Geneva and United Nations Human Rights Council “Discrimination directed at people just because they were LGBT was a monumental stain on the collective conscience, and a violation of international law” – Ban Ki-Moon!  And so we fight for a President who is on the side of the International Declaration of Human Rights! Melanie Nathan, 03/07/2012 […]

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Commonwealth Secretary General Condemns Homophobia

Speech at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva By Melanie Nathan, 02/29/2012 The Human Rights Council in Geneva  has heard it from Kamalesh Sharma, the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations who  reiterated this week that homophobia is incompatible with Commonwealth values. This sends a signal from the top that persecution based on sexuality […]

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USA GAY Lesbian Advocates Applaud Geneva Speech of Secretary of State Clinton

We applaud the First Major Speech to push LGBT rights Abroad. by Melanie Nathan  San Francisco, CA, December 6, 2011—Amongst the many accolades this morning, The National Center for Lesbian Rights applauds Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for her groundbreaking speech today on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people […]

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U.S. President OBAMA Orders Far Reaching Pro-Gay Foreign Policy

“This critical move by the Obama administration is cause for celebration,  especially at a time when  violence against LGBTI people  is on the increase, through the institutionalization of discriminatory laws, such as the criminalization  of homosexuality in Africa.”  Melanie Nathan By Melanie Nathan President Obama ordered U.S. diplomatic missions and federal agencies working abroad to […]

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