Tag: Human rights

Nigeria’s first awards for LGBTIQ+ human rights activists are finally here

Nigeria’s first awards for LGBTIQ+ human rights activists are finally here

For the first time in the history of Nigeria, LGBTIQ+ human rights activists and organizations working for the advancement of LGBTIQ+ equality will be [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

NGO’s and activists in Nigeria have condemned the harassment and threats made by the head of the  National Council for Arts and Culture against Intern [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

Nigerian lesbian reveals why she will marry a gay man

Liz, age 35, is under pressure from her family to get married but, as a lesbian, that's a problem for her. Here she explains how she plans to get by i [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

8 shocking human rights violations suffered by gay Nigerians

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), through its "Human, Not Number" advocacy project, has highlighted eight shocking cases of human rights violat [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

U.N. to Tanzania: Your duty is to protect LGBT people

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 [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

Fear disrupts birthday party hosted by gay man in Lagos

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-goer [...]
NGO’s and activists condemn threats against Bobrisky

65 groups protest Tanzania repression, LGBT arrests

A total of 65 civil society groups have challenged the government of Tanzania over "the worrying decline in respect for human rights,” citing persecut [...]
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