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June 24, 2013
This report provides an analysis of the legal environment and wider context of human rights violations against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals in sub-Saharan Afric...
Press Release
June 24, 2013
Attacks, threats, and harassment of gays and lesbians are becoming more visible across sub-Saharan Africa, indicating that homophobia is reaching dangerous levels, Amnesty International said today in...
News
June 21, 2013
in 2011, 30-year-old mother of four Miriam Isaura López Vargas was tortured and raped by Mexican soldiers who wanted her to "confess" to trafficking drugs through a military checkpoint
News
June 19, 2013
Human rights, including women’s rights, must be integral to any peace deal with the Taliban said Amnesty International today as the USA announced that it was to start direct peace talks with Afghanist...

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