Category Archives: Commentary

Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?”

A report on the criminal justice system was issued today by Chapter Four in Uganda. Titled: Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?” The Abuse of the Rights of Sexual Minorities in Uganda’s Criminal Justice System.  “UGANDA’s criminal justice system should … Continue reading

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Uganda interview helps launch LGBTI refugee support group

A new European ally for African LGBTI rights activists — International LGBTI Support  (ILS) — will soon launch its Ugandan support program at the European Parliament in Brussels.  As the group prepares to unveil its  International Support Uganda (ISU) project, … Continue reading

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Challenging the criminalisation of LGBT people

This is a Policy Brief, issued by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, reprinted here with permission, with some reformatting.  The Alliance is one among many advocacy organisations that are challenging the criminalisation of LGBT persons.: Policy Brief – Challenging the criminalisation of LGBT … Continue reading

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For LGBTIs, Nigeria vote is ‘Sharia fanatic’ vs. ‘inept incumbent’

As Nigeria prepares to vote for president on Feb. 14, Nigerian author and activist Yemisi Ilesanmi foresees a choice between bad and worse, especially for LGBTI people who are already oppressed by the country’s new anti-gay law of 2014. The … Continue reading

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2014 in review at 76crimes.com

The gremlins at WordPress have crafted an annual statistical report for this blog for 2014. We share it with you here. We like the interactive map, just hover over a country with your mouse pointer. In 2013, our blog was … Continue reading

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Quorum – Attend with Live Blog on Human Rights Day

World’s Leading LGBT Activists Speak In New York The Daily Beast, in collaboration with groups including 76Crimes.com, is to host “Quorum: Global LGBT Voices” at the New York Public Library, featuring talks and panels highlighting the struggles and triumphs of … Continue reading

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Human rights day; reflections on a train wreck

In this RGOD2 column, which first appeared in the San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, the Rev. Canon Albert Ogle discusses the annual Human Rights Day, annually December 10 and building coalitions of shared values. The explosion of events on … Continue reading

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