Lim Taehoon (28), a South Korean gay rights activist was arrested on February 26, 2004 for refusing to serve mandatory military service. Lim refused conscription because of his beliefs in non-violence and peace, and on grounds that the South Korean military discriminates against gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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Russia: LGBTI NGO forced to register as "foreign agent" (UA 161/14)
This is the third attempt to brand Coming Out as a “foreign agent”. The organization is unequivocally against this label and is fighting back in the courts.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.