The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), through its “Human, Not Number” advocacy project, has highlighted eight shocking cases of human rights violations suffered by LGBTIQ persons in Nigeria.
As Tanzanian officials prepare for a threatened round-up of gay citizens, the United Nations’ top human rights official reminded them of their duty to respect the human rights of all people.
A birthday party the a gay man organized July 22 in Lagos Island did not end as planned: Anti-gay threats fueled tension and fear among the party-goers, numbering 150 to 170 people. Eventually the party […]
A total of 65 civil society groups have challenged the government of Tanzania over “the worrying decline in respect for human rights,” citing persecution of LGBTI human rights defenders among the reasons for their concern.