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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

African Human Rights Coalition is deeply saddened to report the sudden passing of our Advisory Committee member, Sam Deetz,  from Pennsylvania. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and friends, to Sam’s devoted husband Jim Zeigler, who he had shared his life wi...

On 20 March, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) launched the 13th editionof its flagship publication, State-Sponsored Homophobia, authored by Lucas Ramón Mendos.

This publication compiles data on laws that affect people on th...

A Critical frontier for Human Rights Advocacy –  the subject of 2 Articles in global press- Harpers and Mamba-Online – elucidating a critical mess for LGBTQI refugees! 

This week two articles have been written by accomplished journalists at two different corne...

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