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LGBTI rights in the world 11 web

Summary: LGBTI Rights in the World

On 30 June 2011, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights held a hearing on LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) rights in the world.┬áMembers of the European Parliament, European Parliament staff, European Commission staff, ambassadors and members of … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on July 7th, 2011
LGBT Intergroup Podcast

Podcast: LGBTI rights in the world

Yesterday, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights held a public hearing on LGBTI rights in the world (read our summary). Naome Ruzindana from Rwanda and Mauro Cabral from Argentina were two of our guests, and they accepted to take … 
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Posted in: Podcast, Recent news on July 1st, 2011
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Rwanda paves the way for universal respect of human rights in Africa

In December 2009, the lower House of the Rwandan Parliament was set to vote upon a revised Penal Code, Article 217 of which would have made homosexuality a criminal offence for the first time in the East African nation. Following … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on January 15th, 2010