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June 19, 2016

Condolences & Healing:

All of us at the African Human Rights Coalition extend our deepest condolences to the heartbroken family, friends and community of the people taken so tragically at Pulse, Orlando, a week ago.   We also send our hopes for healing to all those inju...

April 22, 2016


Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) has launched a report titled, "And That’s How I Survived Being Killed": Testimonies of Human Rights Abuses from Uganda’s Sexual and Gender Minorities.


The report is intended to document the many forms of persecution that LGBT identifyin...

March 10, 2016

An intense campaign by AFA-CWA has resulted in the Senate introducing the Stop Trafficking On Planes (STOP) Act, to fight human trafficking with proper training for aviation workers. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced the bill this week. Si...

August 2, 2015

Shira Banki, 17, has died of the stab wounds inflicted on her by an anti-gay radical right wing ultra religious fundamentalist at the Jerusalem Pride parade.


Banki was one of the six people injured, two seriously, in a stabbing at Jerusalem Gay Pride.


The detained sus...

July 6, 2015

International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa (ICASA 2015) ought to include serious focus on the human rights of LGBTI people.

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA), the custodian of the International Conference on AIDS and STI’s In Africa (ICASA) has announced...

June 16, 2015

The African Human Rights Coalition is pleased to advise that Dr. Coenie Louw, the founder of Gateway Health Institute and co-founder of the South African chapter of the African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC), is a winner of the Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiati...

June 16, 2015

AHRC Announcement, June 15, 2015.:


The African Human Rights Coalition (AHRCR) is pleased to announce the opening of an office and leading chapter in Johannesburg, South Africa. 


The co-founding directors include Melanie Nathan, Executive Director of AHRC, based in San...

May 26, 2015


More than 80 Undocumented Trans and Queer People Will Descend on ICE Headquarters Operation “Break the Cage” to Expose ICE’s Human Rights Violations Against the Undocumented LGBTQ Community


WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday, May 27 at 12:00 p.m. ET, the largest gatherin...

May 25, 2015

Stop Pastor Tom Mugerwa's Visa to the United Kingdom


Christian preachers traveling abroad to spread hate against homosexuality has caused enormous hardship for the people of Uganda and other African countries, notes a Ugandan based human rights organization.


St. Paul's...

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