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 the basis of their sexual orientation - a fundamental resource for researchers, civil society organisations, governments and the general public. They are a powerful tool in the struggle for a more just and inclus
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 corners of the world, reflecting on the stories of refugees attempting to avail themselves of the refugee system as a means to protection from the persecution they have suffered based on their sexual orientation. Both cases, o
From African HRC we extend our deepest sympathy to the families of those slaughtered while in worship at Christchurch, and to the Muslim community in New Zealand and around the world.
There is nothing more insidious than having one's life taken so viciously in one's place of prayer, where one expects the freedom to worship in safety and without fear. This is terrorism.
This attack was clearly the result of the emboldening of white supremacy through calls for white natio
BOSTON, MA –The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Lawyers for Civil Rights jointly filed a lawsuit today challenging President Donald Trump’s termination of humanitarian protection and relief for immigrants from Liberia. The lawsuit, the first of its kind in the country, was filed on behalf of African Communities Together (ACT), the UndocuBlack Network, and fifteen affected individuals, including Liberians raising U.S. citizen children. The complaint was filed
African Human Rights Coalition extends deep condolences to the families, friends, organizations, countries and communities of all those who lost their lives in the tragic Ethiopian Airline ET 302 which crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa to Nairobi this week. The humanitarian and aid communities have been particularly hard hit by this tragedy. The lives of those so tragically taken must be remembered not only for what they did, their selfless commitments to cause