Tag: Shams

Same-sex marriage is still illegal in Tunisia!

Same-sex marriage is still illegal in Tunisia!

Thirty-five LGBTQ+ and human rights groups united today to dispel the [...]
Tunisia: Appeals court supports LGBT activist group Shams

Tunisia: Appeals court supports LGBT activist group Shams

A high appeals court in Tunisia has rejected a government attempt to s [...]
Tunisian gay-rights leader flees to France for safety

Tunisian gay-rights leader flees to France for safety

Mounir Baatour, the leader of the Tunisian gay rights group Shams, has [...]
Anti-gay candidate leads in Tunisia’s presidential election

Anti-gay candidate leads in Tunisia’s presidential election

Anti-gay law professor Kais Saied won the most votes in the first roun [...]
Victory for gay rights in Tunisia

Victory for gay rights in Tunisia

The Tunis Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court decision that al [...]
U.N. experts to Tunisia: Don’t shut down Shams

U.N. experts to Tunisia: Don’t shut down Shams

Four high-ranking human rights specialists at the United Nations are u [...]
Death (denied) in Tunisia’s queer cell block

Death (denied) in Tunisia’s queer cell block

Recent reports, apparently untrue, that a trans woman died in the "Lio [...]
Tunisia targets pro-gay advocacy at Shams

Tunisia targets pro-gay advocacy at Shams

The Tunisian government has appealed a 2016 court decision that grante [...]
Horror for a young man under the shade of Tunisian palms

Horror for a young man under the shade of Tunisian palms

Pressure is building to release a young Tunisian man imprisoned for ho [...]
Gay Tunisian flees to Europe to avoid prison for homosexuality

Gay Tunisian flees to Europe to avoid prison for homosexuality

Sentenced to prison for homosexuality three times in the past three ye [...]
Tunisia: Raped, robbed, then arrested for homosexuality

Tunisia: Raped, robbed, then arrested for homosexuality

A young man in Tunisia was conned by two men on Facebook who met him, [...]
Tunisian officials propose repeal of anti-gay law

Tunisian officials propose repeal of anti-gay law

An official presidential advisory committee in Tunisia has recommended [...]
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