LGBTI

Attacks on LGBTI people continue in Georgia

A transgender woman was brutally attacked by two men as civil society calls on the government to protect LGBTI people in Georgia. Read more

Attacks on LGBTI people continue in Georgia

Four gang members convicted of assassinating journalist

Four members of Mara Salvatrucha were sentenced to 20 years in prison due to their participation in the murder of Nicolás Humberto García, an indigenous community radio journalist. Read more

Four gang members convicted of assassinating journalist

Setback for same-sex marriage in Romania

The recent mobilisation by a conservative umbrella grouping of CSOs, closely affiliated to the Romanian Orthodox Church called The Coalition for Family, has raised 3 million signatures in support of a change to the Romanian Constitution which restricts the definition of family to heterosexual couples. Read more

Setback for same-sex marriage in Romania

Government and churches appeal pro-LGBT ruling

The government and churches are appealing against a high court ruling in August, which gave a boost to the LGBT community in Belize by removing the crime of sodomy from the statute books. Read more

Government and churches appeal pro-LGBT ruling

Another community radio reporter assassinated in Oaxaca

On 13th September 13th Agustín Pavia, a teacher, lawyer and radio announcer for Radio Zapote, was killed.

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Another community radio reporter assassinated in Oaxaca

LGBTI organisation enjoys more space following registration

LGBTI organisation LeGaBiBo held a public book launch that was well attended as the government deported a pastor accussed of making viscious verbal attacks on Botswana's gay community. Read more

LGBTI organisation enjoys more space following registration

WhatsApp and Viber blocked on polling day in Montenegro

The blockage of social media platforms during recent elections in Montenegro have had a negative impact on freedom of expression. Read more

WhatsApp and Viber blocked on polling day in Montenegro

New NGO rules welcomed by civil society

Amendments passed by parliament in early October received a positive reaction from civil society, while the Minister of Justice points to further changes in future that would allow civil society conduct business activities. Read more

New NGO rules welcomed by civil society

LGBTI rights threatened as civic space shrinks in Tanzania

LGBTI organisations were publically vilified and threatened with prohibition as fears spread among the LGBT community that harsh legal provisions codifying gay sex as a criminal offence could be used against their organisations. Read more

LGBTI rights threatened as civic space shrinks in Tanzania

LGBTI activists, protestors and journalists targeted in Uganda

In August, LGBTI Pride celebrations were postponed as police shut down a beauty pageant and arrested several activists. Read more

LGBTI activists, protestors and journalists targeted in Uganda