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NOTE: Please make use of the COMMUNIQUE below if you are LGBTQI and/or have any human rights issues in Uganda during COVID-19.  Anyone reporting to these entities are welcome to copy CASEahrc@gmail.com and to report your situation and the result of your outreach to Afr...

My name is Geofrey and I'm one of the many LGBT+ refugees living in Kenya's Kakuma camp, the largest refugee settlement in the world. I'm here because I had to flee my home country, Uganda. I would have been severely hurt or even murdered if I'd stayed. So many of my f...

Among the most predictably vulnerable during the Corona Virus pandemic is clearly the world's refugee and migration population and the most vulnerable of all refugees are LGBTQI refugees, worldwide. Over 70 countries criminalize LGBTI people for their sexuality and gen...

The Government of Kenya is taking measures to prevent the further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These include wide information dissemination on how to maintain good hygiene levels, and a ban on gatherings of persons. Information leaflets and posters being provi...

The Refugee Coalition of East Africa (RefCEA), a strong body of refugees representing LGBTQI refuges in Kenya, is proving how dialogue and compromise can lead to solutions, through a series of meetings in Kenya. These meetings are undoubtedly serving the best interests...

Geneva, 10 March 2020 – The world’s response to the COVID-19 crisis must encompass and focus on all, including those forced to flee their homes. The elderly among the world’s forcibly displaced population are particularly vulnerable, warned today UNHCR, the UN Refugee...

First and foremost, we would like to thank those who engaged with our UNHCR colleagues and partners in constructive discussions during the meeting that took place last month in Brussels. We would also like to give you a brief update on the situation in the reception ce...

September 24, 2019

While I am loathe to normalize a Presidency that ought to be impeached and especially in light of current revelations relating to the Ukraine, I am compelled right now to speak out against the fact that Donald J. Trump just stood on the World Stage in full blown hypocr...

Ambrose Paul, a courageous human rights defender from Juba, in South Sudan has passed away in Nairobi, Kenya where he had been living as a refugee, seeking resettlement through UNHCR to escape the anti-LGBTQI persecution he had suffered in his homeland.   Ambrose, a tr...

Advocates Sue Trump Administration for Failing to Provide Information on Muslim Ban Waiver Process

No Information on Eligibility or Application Process for Case-by-Case Waivers Has Ever Been Published

Washington, DC – Last night, Muslim Advocates, Americans United for Se...

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