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June 26, 2013
The municipal authorities of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, have said a Pride Parade organized for 27 July cannot be held in the city centre and failed to propose an alternative route.
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June 26, 2013

Frank Jannuzi, deputy executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following comments in response to the Supreme Court ruling today on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Californ...

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June 26, 2013

On the eve of President Obama’s trip this week to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania, Amnesty International USA is urging the president to demand greater respect for and protection of human rights...

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June 25, 2013
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex activists from Uganda, Kenya and Cameroon, share their stories of discrimination and activism.

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