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In December last year, after an attack on LGBTQI refugee in Kakuma, UNHCR helped relocate over 100 individuals to an emergency shelter which has since been ordered closed by the Kenyan Government. The refugees were advised at the outset that this was a temporary situat...

Since the suspension on the United States Refugee program has expired, the Trump administration has ordered new measures, supposedly a stronger vetting process, for a system where vetting was already extreme and onerous. Coming out of the suspension period are many LGB...

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission), particularly through the Commissioner Rapporteur responsible for the situation of human rights in the Republic of Kenya – Commissioner Solomon Ayele Dersso, is closely monitoring the developments in...

The Government of Kenya has announced that it intends to close all refugee camps in the country, and while UNHCR implores Kenya to reverse this decision, we await information as to how they plan to deal with what could be a severe crisis.  LGBT refugees, after seeing t...

A one-day symposium focusing on immigration, HIV, and the mental health of Caribbean LGBTQ communities, with presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and clinics – including confidential HIV testing and counseling, confidential mental health counseling/intervention...

Candidate for the Democratic U.S. Presidential nomination, former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, has outlined a comprehensive LGBT policy plan for domestic and global LGBT issues.  While we at African Human Rights Coalition are grateful to Secretary Clinto...

Statement by U.S. Secretary of State , John Kerry, released for International Human Rights day, lacks a robust reflection on all corners of this globe:
 

"The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was forged in the aftermath of World War II to protect freedom and preven...

The African Human Rights Coalition on Donald Trump Statements:

 

We cannot find words strong enough to condemn the extremist rhetoric and fascist statements made by Donald Trump, including his latest where he proposes that all Muslims should be denied entry to the USA. 

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Police in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria have arrested 21 students who they allege are   homosexuals. We have  not independently verified this report. Several agencies are reporting and it originated in PUNCH News.

According to Punch News, a reliable source rep...

 

The international and African LGBT human rights community is mourning the passing of a renowned human rights advocate, Joel Gustave Nana, who passed away yesterday in Cameroon, after a brief illness.
 

Nana was the Chief Executive Officer of Partners for Rights and Dev...

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