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European Parliament concerned about LGBTI situation Gambia

In a resolution adopted last week, the European Parliament has called on Gambia to repeal its laws criminalising LGBTI people, and urged the government to guarantee the right to freedom of expression and the right to non-discrimination. The calls were … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 20th, 2016
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European Parliament votes for UN development strategy to include LGBTI rights

Yesterday, the European Parliament voted for a report defining its input into theĀ global future development policy. The report contains strong wording on LGBTI rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). In 2000 the UN adopted the Millennium Declaration, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on November 26th, 2014
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Gambian National Assembly passes severe anti-LGBT bill

Last month, Gambian lawmakers adopted a severe anti-LGBT bill, imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts. Although a copy of the bill is not yet available, it appears to be one of the harshest pieces of legislation against LGBT people. … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on September 12th, 2014