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Today Larry Kramer, an American playwright, author, film producer, public health advocate, and LGBTI rights activist passed away age 84.

His rage at the dilatory and negligent handling of HIV/AIDS in the 1980's, most notably at the silence, inspired his revolutionary st...

Today African Human Rights Coalition joined 258 legal, faith-based, humanitarian, human rights, and community organizations, many of which advocate on behalf of asylum seekers, immigrants, unaccompanied children, and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, i...

May 21, 2020

African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC) would like to clarify harmful messaging that is being put out to refugees:

1. No one is required to sign a waiver to AHRC in order to receive food.  Anyone who tells you that is misinformed and is not telling the truth!


You can Help by taking action together:

Right now, Members of Congress are again discussing legislation to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. We must make sure that refugees are included in receiving that support.

Ask your senator to include refugees in COVID-1...

IDAHOT - International Day Against Transphobia and Homophobia, IDAHOT: 2020 Theme BREAK THE SILENCE

Today, May 17th is the day millions of people around the world commemorate IDAHOT, a special day, to raise awareness and commit further to impact the right to liberty, eq...

We are posting this because we care about the integrity of the refugee program for LGBTQI refugees in Kenya. And also because we want to mitigate cyber-bullying and the danger it brings for all.

The screenshots below are examples of what could be construed, in each inst...

African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC) would like to thank all partners, donors and refugees involved in the various COVID-19 emergency related food and sanitization distributions at Kakuma Camp during April and May.  

Ongoing link to further donation...

State Department, CBP Illegally Withholding Records on Immigration Ban Waivers and Purported “Worldwide Review”

Washington, DC — Today, Muslim Advocates and the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) sued the U.S. State Department and U.S. Customs and Border...

DATED: 4/30/2020
​ALIGHT and Event Contact: Steph Koehne:stephaniek@wearealight.org
AHRC Contact: Melanie Nathan: nathan@africanHRC.org 

Fun-Filled Event at the Heart of Alight, AHRC and Refugee LGBTI Community Alliance in COVID-19 Response


Yesterday we reported and on the group of some 50-60 LGBTI refugees who had left their community shelters at Kakuma Camp in Kenya for the UNHCR Compound at the Camp, staging a protest and asserting security concerns, with demands to leave the camp, which is not possibl...

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