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January 9, 2012
Malaysia's High Court acquitted Anwar Ibrahim of criminal sodomy charges, but the repressive statute that enabled his persecution is still on the books.
December 16, 2011

Amnesty International welcomes the first-ever United Nations report on human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity.

December 8, 2011

Amnesty International USA welcomes the Obama Administration’s continued and enhanced commitment to protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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November 29, 2011

Amnesty International today reiterated its call on Nigerian authorities to scrap a harsh bill that if passed into law would attack basic rights and criminalize relationships between people of the s...

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