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Eritrea’s support of torture

Author: Thato Motaung
Researcher, Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria

Day in Support of Victims of Torture: 26 June 2014

It is called the “helicopter”. 709 more words

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Countries congratulate Vietnam for its non discriminatory LGBT policy

Vietnam: Many Asian countries have congratulated Vietnam during an international meeting for being a model for its non discriminatory and caring attitude towards its LGBT community. 422 more words


Cambodia Universal Periodic Review: Another 4.5 years of broken promises?

On 26 June 2014, the government of Cambodia had its Universal Periodic Review outcome session at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. The purpose of the… 601 more words


UN urges Afghanistan to scrap called ‘moral crimes’ enforcement

New York: The UN Human Rights Council has called on the government of Afghanistan to abolish prosecution of the LGBT community on the grounds of so-called “moral crimes” because of their sexual orientation. 309 more words