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‘Mob justice’: Ugandan artist’s appeal for human rights
Africa

‘Mob justice’: Ugandan artist’s appeal for human rights

The Erasing 76 Crimes blog here presents another piece of artwork by Vincent Kyabayinze, who uses his art to appeal for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans. Vincent Kyabayinze is director of Uganda-based East African Visual Artists, which uses visual arts to advocate for human rights, working to improve the visibility, dignity and … Continue reading

Egyptian activists: Anti-LGBT repression is getting worse
Middle East / North Africa

Egyptian activists: Anti-LGBT repression is getting worse

Egyptian activists have compiled a detailed report on the ongoing and increasing abuse of LGBT citizens by Egyptian police.  Recent highly publicized arrests made after a rainbow flag was displayed at a  Sept. 22 concert were “simply the latest episode in the systematic campaign” of repression, according to The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) Continue reading