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John Baird Points Finger at Gay Rights Abuses in African, Caribbean Countries Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird urged Commonwealth countries to protect the rights of homosexuals Monday, singling out African and Caribbean countries for criminalizing homosexuality and failing to protect gays from homophobic attacks.
Protest March Against Brutality on Children In a show of solidarity for equal rights for all, several human rights organizations took part in a protest march in Nairobi City, to protest against brutality meted on not only street children by the Nairobi City Council askaris (Officers), but also to sex workers (including homosexuals sex workers) and hawkers.
Gay Man From San Diego Faces Deportation to Homophobic Nigeria A second gay man from Africa living in San Diego is in danger of being deported to a homophobic country where his life would be placed in great danger.
Africa Leaders Must Respect Gay Rights, Says UN Chief at Summit UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in an unusually outspoken declaration on Sunday, told African leaders they must respect gay rights, an issue that is controversial in many African states.
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Remarks by Maurice Tomlinson: After Receiving the Inaugural ‘David Kato Vision and Voice Award’

maurice-tomlinson-003"I would like to start off with a number of humble thank-yous. Thank you all for the tremendous honour bestowed on me this evening. Thank you to the International Planned Parenthood Federation for the vision in establishing and creating this Award. (Thank you Kevin for planting the seed a little over a year ago to the day!)

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Family values don’t supersede rights of Kenyan gays

BY WOTHAYA JANE  Eldoret North Member of Parliament, William Ruto recently announced his intentions to campaign for the presidency on the platform of upholding family values.

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Gay presidential candidate through first-round Finnish vote

Pekka Haavisto, the openly gay candidate in Finland’s presidential race, has come second in the first round of voting. Haavisto, 53, is standing for the Green League. Receiving 18.8% of the vote, he finished behind Sauli Niinistö of the National Coalition Party,...

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The US deputy Secretary of State Ambassador William Burns, is leading a high profile delegation to Uganda on Friday to discuss human rights with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. The delegation is also understood to deliberate on a range of bilateral issues,...

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Human Rights Law and the LGBTI Community in Kenya

Human Rights Law and the LGBTI Community in Kenya

This book, attempts to explain in very simple and clear terms, what the LGBTI rights are. That these Rights are neither Special Rights, nor are they New Rights. Indeed when in 1996, some 20 leading Human Rights lawyers sat in the city of Yogyakarta – Indonesia,...

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  Gay Kenya Newsletter; To receive our Monthly newsletter:  email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Gay Kenya Newsletter January 2012 Issue

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