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January 10, 2020

Re: P.O.C. Kakuma Camp 
Jan 09, 2020

From:  African Human Rights Coalition:

A. To:  POC/ Refugees at Kakuma Reception Center Gate

1. African HRC is reaching out to LGBTI  Refugees/ P.O.C at Kakuma Reception Center and Gate and asking you to fully and peacefull...

December 27, 2019

It is Xmas day. Two nights ago, while asleep for the first time in their new shelters at Kakuma in Kenya, LGBTI refugees were attacked and robbed. They were told to flee or they would be killed.  Some ran for the bushes with 2 still missing and approximately 47 others...

December 27, 2019

The president of Zambia issued an official complaint to the United States over remarks its ambassador made after a homosexual couple were jailed for 15 years in the African country. 

The U.S. ambassador to Zambia, Daniel Foote, said in a statement he was “personally hor...

December 2, 2019

What follows are links to the articles written by Melanie Nathan, Executive Director of African HRC on her Advocacy BLOG - www.OBLOGDEE.BLOG - for October and November 2019: 

Decriminalized Botswana Holds Inaugural Pride in Gabarone

December 1, 2019

Hey World- check thi...

September 4, 2019

African Human Rights Coalition (African HRC) is proud to announce its partnership with California Film Institute (CFI) for the upcoming free community impact and educational screening of the award-winning feature documentary Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America, in Mar...

July 12, 2019

Police or ICE are at my home

How to stay reduce risk to yourself 

  • Stay calm and keep the door closed. Opening the door does not give them permission to come inside, but it is safer to speak to ICE through the door.

Your rights

  • You have the right to remain silent...

June 15, 2019

This is by no means an exhaustive report on the current crisis for LGBTQI refugees in Kenya. You may contact us for more details as we have written reports available for qualified organizations and third parties to include journalists. Here is an advisory issued by UNH...

June 11, 2019

Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize LGBTI individuals  Tuesday when the High Court rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code that punish same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison. Jubilant activists in the packed courtroom cheere...

May 1, 2019

This week the White House issued a presidential memorandum calling on the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice to issue regulations that would impose onerous financial burdens on asylum seekers, undermine credible fear proceedings, and force ju...

February 21, 2019

Statement by Melanie Nathan, Executive Director of African Human Rights Coalition:

I am stunned to hear about the arrest of Jussie Smollett, and the indication by Chicago Police that there is enough evidence to indicate that the homophobic and racist attack that Smoll...

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