Tag: Pan-African ILGA

Cameroon: Support grows for release of trans celebrity Shakiro

Cameroon: Support grows for release of trans celebrity Shakiro

Increasing numbers of human rights advocates are calling for the release of Shakiro, a Cameroonian trans woman and online celebrity who has been impri [...]
At Kakuma Camp, Kenya offers to guard LGBTQ+ refugees, but …

At Kakuma Camp, Kenya offers to guard LGBTQ+ refugees, but …

Officials of Kenya's refugee agency promised to deploy guards to protect LGBTQ+ refugees at Kakuma Refugee Camp after a meeting on Feb. 19 at which re [...]
Plea to U.N. agency: Save LGBTQ refugees from violent Kakuma Camp

Plea to U.N. agency: Save LGBTQ refugees from violent Kakuma Camp

Two LGBTQ advocacy organisations have called on the UN Refugee Agency to protect LGBTQ refugees experiencing violence in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. [...]
Zambia: 15-year prison sentences ‘shocked the world’

Zambia: 15-year prison sentences ‘shocked the world’

The 15-year prison sentences imposed this week on a gay Zambian couple are a shocking miscarriage of justice, African gay-rights activists declare. Th [...]
Commentary: Help LGBT Africans by cutting aid to anti-gay Tanzania

Commentary: Help LGBT Africans by cutting aid to anti-gay Tanzania

Many African LGBT activists urge Western donors not to cut off aid to Tanzania or other homophobic African nations, even when those countries launch a [...]
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