Uganda's Former ethics and integrity minister Rev Fr Simon Lokodo is dead. Ironically Fr Lokodo, one of the greatest human rights abusers who persecuted LGBTQI Ugandans was a member of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and in commission of this work died Saturday morning in Geneva, Switzerland, according to a statement from the rights body. The LGBTQI world will not be mourning this man's death, noting he is probably directly and indirectly responsible for much violen
The Israeli interior ministry has acceded to a court ruling and is beginning to grant temporary residence status to 2,445 Sudanese asylum seekers this year. HIAS reports that it represents hundreds of such asylum seekers, the majority of whom live without social services or health benefits. About 435 HIAS clients were included in the Sudanese group.
“This is great news for our clients, who have been in Israel without basic rights for over a decade,” said Nimrod Avigal, HIAS
The Windhoek High Court has dismissed the application by two Namibians and their foreign born spouses to have their marriages recognized in Namibia. The Justices highlighted their displeasure that they were still bound to a 20 year old Supreme Court ruling that had found same-sex relationships are not recognized by law. The couples involved in the cases were Daniel Digashu and Johan Potgieter and a second couple, Anette Seiler-Lilles and Anita Seiler-Lilles. Digashu, a South
Huisha-Huisha Case hearing today - Title 42’s only purpose is to keep people from seeking asylum in the U.S. and inflict suffering. @POTUS: #WelcomeWithDignity NOW. Groups challenging the Biden administration over Title 42 expulsions are arguing in federal court today against the continued implementation of the policy. Title 42 is an obscure provision of health law that the Trump administration weaponized during the COVID-19 pandemic to deny people arriving at the southern b
Senator Wiener Will Not Seek to Advance SB 225 — Intersex Civil Rights Legislation — Due to Lack of Votes in Committee by Melanie Nathan, January 05, 2022. SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced he will not be moving forward with Senate Bill 225: the Intersex Bodily Autonomy, Dignity and Choice Act. This civil rights legislation would ban medically unnecessary, irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants and other young children, thus prov