Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

تونس: أسقطوا التهم المُسندة إلى الصحفيين العاملين في صحيفة "التونسية"

صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم بعد تأجيل المحاكمة أنه ينبغي على السلطات التونسية إسقاط التهم الجنائية التي أُسندت إلى ناشر إحدى الصحف اليومية، وصحفييْن آخريْن، وذلك على خلفية قيامهما بنشر صورة فاضحة. صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم بعد تأجيل المحاكمة أنه ينبغي على السلطات التونسية إسقاط التهم الجنائية التي أُسندت إلى ناشر إحدى الصحف اليومية، وصحفييْن آخريْن، وذلك عل

Russia: Human rights must be at heart of political agenda - 29 February 2012

Headline Title:  Russia: Human rights must be at heart of political agenda The victor in Russia’s presidential elections on 4 March must place human rights at the heart of their political agenda, Amnesty International said. Russia’s next president must place human rights at the heart of their political agenda. Media Node:  Russia protests Story Location:  Rusia 58° 22' 15.5964" N, 43° 14' 31.8768" E “As the first generation of post-Soviet voters heads to the polls, the hopes and expectations of all Russians remain what they always were – the full enjoyment of their most basic rights. ” Source:  Sergei Nikitin, Director of Amnesty International Representative Office in the Russian Federation Date:  Wed, 29/02/2012 URL:  Russian Federation: A Human Rights agenda for Russia Description:  Policy document, 29 February 2012 URL:  Russian Federation: Young man disappeared in North Caucasus: Rustam Aushev Description:  Urgent action, 20 February 2012 URL:  Russian Federation: Freedom of expression at risk in Russia Description:  Urgent action, 9 February 2012 URL:  Darfur: New weapons from China and Russia fuelling conflict Description:  News story, 8 February 2012 URL:  Security Council: Russia must not block efforts to end atrocities in Syria Security Council: Russia must not block efforts to end atrocities in Syria Description:  News story, 1 February 2012

Tunisian officials’ rhetoric undermines human rights

Amnesty International has written to the Tunisian Minister of Human Rights to express its alarm at statements the Minister made about homosexuality in a television interview earlier this month. Amnesty International has written to the Tunisian Minister of Human Rights to express its alarm at statements the Minister made about homosexuality in a television interview earlier this month.

Les propos des dirigeants tunisiens fragilisent les droits humains - 24 February 2012

Headline Title:  Les propos des dirigeants tunisiens fragilisent les droits humains Amnesty International a écrit au ministre tunisien des Droits de l'homme pour lui exprimer son inquiétude concernant les propos qu'il a tenus sur l'homosexualité lors d'une interview télévisée au d Amnesty International prie instamment le ministre tunisien des Droits de l'homme de revenir sur ses propos homophobes, qui fragilisent les droits humains. Media Node:  Tunisia - Samir Dilou_fr Story Location:  Tunisia 34° 49' 35.148" N, 9° 25' 34.572" E “Ces commentaires sont extrêmement décevants, en particulier venant de la personne même qui devrait veiller à la protection des droits humains de tous les Tunisiens.” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, directrice adjointe du programme Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord d'Amnesty International URL:  Tunisia: Drop criminal charges against Attounissia journalists Description:  Nouvelle, 23 février 2012 URL:  Tunisie. Les autorités tunisiennes doivent protéger les victimes et leurs proches pendant le procès d'anciens représentants de l'État Description:  Déclaration publique, 12 février 2012

Les propos des dirigeants tunisiens fragilisent les droits humains

Amnesty International a écrit au ministre tunisien des Droits de l'homme pour lui exprimer son inquiétude concernant les propos qu'il a tenus sur l'homosexualité lors d'une interview télévisée au début du mois de février 2012. Amnesty International a écrit au ministre tunisien des Droits de l'homme pour lui exprimer son inquiétude concernant les propos qu'il a tenus sur l'homosexualité lors d'une interview télévisée au d

Retórica oficial tunecina menoscaba los derechos humanos

Amnistía Internacional ha escrito al ministro tunecino de Derechos Humanos para expresarle su alarma por unas declaraciones sobre la homosexualidad que ha hecho este mes en una entrevista en televisión. Amnistía Internacional ha escrito al ministro tunecino de Derechos Humanos para expresarle su alarma por unas declaraciones sobre la homosexualidad que ha hecho este mes en una entrevista en televi

Tunisian official's rhetoric undermines human rights - 24 February 2012

Headline Title:  Tunisian official's rhetoric undermines human rights Amnesty International has written to the Tunisian Minister of Human Rights to express its alarm at statements the Minister made about homosexuality in a television interview earlier this month. The Tunisian Minister for Human Rights has been urged to retract homophobic comments that undermine human rights. Media Node:  Tunisia - Samir Dilou Story Location:  Tunisia 34° 49' 35.148" N, 9° 25' 34.572" E “These comments are extremely disappointing, especially coming from the very person who should be ensuring that the human rights of all Tunisians are protected. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International. Date:  Fri, 24/02/2012 URL:  Tunisia: Drop criminal charges against Attounissia journalists Description:  News story, 23 February 2012 URL:  Tunisian authorities must protect victims and their families in former officials’ trial Description:  Public statement, 12 February 2012

Uganda: Government raid on LGBT-rights workshop - 14 February 2012

Headline Title:  Uganda: Government raid on LGBT-rights workshop A Ugandan cabinet minister on Tuesday raided a workshop run by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists in Entebbe, prompting Amnesty International to call on the government to end i A workshop run by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists has been raided by Uganda's ethics minister. Media Node:  Kasha Jacqueline Nabagasera Story Location:  United Kingdom 0° 5' 13.7688" N, 32° 32' 29.4144" E See map: Google Maps “This is an outrageous attempt to prevent lawful and peaceful activities of human rights defenders in Uganda” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General URL:  Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill ‘a grave assault on human rights’ Description:  News story, 7 February 2012.

Égypte. Si les partis sont favorables à la levée de l'état d'urgence, beaucoup refusent de s'engager sur les droits des femmes

La plupart des principaux partis politiques égyptiens s'engagent à mettre en œuvre une réforme ambitieuse en termes de droits humains dans le cadre de la transition en Égypte. En revanche, s'agissant de s'engager à mettre un terme à la discrimination, à protéger les droits des femmes et à abolir la peine de mort, ils délivrent des messages ambigus voire refusent catégoriquement, a déclaré Amnesty International mardi 24 janvier. La plupart des principaux partis politiques égyptiens s'engagent à mettre en œuvre une réforme ambitieuse en termes de droits humains dans le cadre de la transition en Égypte.

Egypt: Parties pledge to end state of emergency, many stop short of committing to women’s rights

Most of the biggest Egyptian political parties have committed to delivering ambitious human rights reform in the country’s transition, but have either given mixed signals or have flatly refused to sign up to ending discrimination, protecting women’s rights and to abolishing the death penalty, Amnesty International said today. Most of the biggest Egyptian political parties have committed to delivering ambitious human rights reform in the country’s transition, but have either given mixed signals or have flatly refused to

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