Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Ukraine’s attempt to ignore homophobic discrimination outrageous - 6 septiembre 2013

Headline Title:  Ukraine’s attempt to ignore homophobic discrimination outrageous Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country, Amnesty Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country. Media Node:  Ukraine Story Location:  Ucrania 51° 21' 25.7292" N, 34° 53' 33.2808" E “Ukraine cannot pick and choose which citizens should be protected from discrimination. Instead it must honour its commitment to develop a legal framework to combat homophobia and the EU must hold it to that commitment at every opportunity. ” Fuente:  Denis Krivosheev, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Ukraine: First LGBTI Pride March an important step forward for human rights in Ukraine Descripción:  Public Statement, 27 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Kyiv authorities in shameful about-face on Pride march Descripción:  Story, 23 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Amnesty International condemns Kyiv Pride court ban application Descripción:  Public Statement, 22 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Discrimination and violent attacks in pervasive climate of homophobia Descripción:  News story/report, 16 May 2013 URL:  Activists worldwide target homophobia in Jamaica, Ukraine and South Africa Descripción:  Feature, 13 May 2013

Los líderes del G-20 deben rechazar la ley homófoba adoptada por Rusia

Los líderes mundiales que se reúnen esta semana en San Petersburgo deben condenar la draconiana ley homófoba adoptada por Rusia y hacer cuanto esté en su poder para persuadir a las autoridades de que la deroguen, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional en vísperas de la reunión del G-20 que comienza el 5 de septiembre. Los líderes mundiales que se reúnen esta semana en San Petersburgo deben condenar la draconiana ley homófoba adoptada por Rusia y hacer cuanto esté en su poder para persuadir a las autoridades de q

Les dirigeants du G20 doivent rejeter la loi homophobe adoptée par la Russie

Les dirigeants mondiaux se réunissant à Saint-Pétersbourg cette semaine doivent condamner la loi draconienne et homophobe adoptée par la Russie, et faire tout ce qui est en leur pouvoir pour convaincre les autorités de la mettre au rebut, a déclaré Amnesty International à l'approche de la réunion du G20 qui s'ouvre jeudi 5 septembre. Les dirigeants mondiaux se réunissant à Saint-Pétersbourg cette semaine doivent condamner la loi draconienne et homophobe adoptée par la Russie, et faire tout ce qui est en leur pouvoir pour convai

G20 leaders must reject Russia’s homophobic law

World leaders gathering in St. Petersburg this week must condemn Russia’s draconian homophobic law and do all in their power to persuade authorities to scrap it, Amnesty International said ahead of the G20 meeting starting next 5 September. World leaders gathering in St.

G20 leaders must reject Russia’s homophobic law - 4 septiembre 2013

Headline Title:  G20 leaders must reject Russia’s homophobic law World leaders gathering in St. World leaders gathering in St. Petersburg this week must condemn Russia’s draconian homophobic law and do all in their power to persuade authorities to scrap it. Media Node:  Russia LGBTI Story Location:  Rusia 57° 35' 39.8688" N, 61° 20' 51.5616" E “Russia’s new law effectively banning public activism by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals has done nothing but create a climate of intolerance and promote violence by vigilante groups.” Fuente:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Russia: Ongoing attack on the rights of LGBTI people Descripción:  Public Statement, 3 July 2013 URL:  Russia: New laws an affront to basic human rights Descripción:  News Story, 1 July 2013 URL:  Russian Federation: Second LGBT organisation falls foul of Foreign Agents Law and rising homophobia Descripción:  Public Statement, 27 June 2013

Lithuania court gives green light for Baltic Pride march

Lithuania’s Supreme Administrative Court today dealt a blow against discrimination by upholding the right of Baltic Pride organizers to hold their third annual march in the centre of the capital Vilnius on 27 July, Amnesty International said. Lithuania’s Supreme Administrative Court today dealt a blow against discrimination by upholding the right of Baltic Pride organizers to hold their third annual march in the centre of the capital Vi

Un tribunal lituano da luz verde a la marcha del Orgullo Báltico

El Tribunal Supremo Administrativo de Lituania ha asestado hoy un golpe a la discriminación al proteger el derecho de los organizadores de la marcha del Orgullo Báltico a celebrar el 27 de julio su tercera marcha anual en el centro de la capital, Vilna. Así lo ha manifestado hoy Amnistía Internacional.  El Tribunal Supremo Administrativo de Lituania ha asestado hoy un golpe a la discriminación al proteger el derecho de los organizadores de la marcha del Orgullo Báltico a celebrar el 27 de julio su

مصر: هذا وقت توخى أقصى درجات الحذر وضبط النفس  
 - 3 julio 2013

Headline Title:  مصر: هذا وقت توخى أقصى درجات الحذر وضبط النفس  
 في أعقاب الإطاحة بالرئيس مرسي في مصر، تحث منظمة العفو الدولية قوات الأمن ومن بينها القوات المسلحة على بذل ما بوسعهما من أجل حماية حقوق الجميع في مصر، وبغض النظر عن انتماء في أعقاب الإطاحة بالرئيس مرسي في مصر، تحث منظمة العفو الدولية قوات الأمن ومن بينها القوات المسلحة على بذل ما بوسعهما من أجل حماية حقوق الجميع في مصر، وبغض النظر عن انتماءاتهم السياسية Media Node:  Egypt AR Story Location:  Egipto 25° 53' 50.802" N, 29° 31' 52.5" E “في ظل أوقات التوتر الشديد هذه، ومع تعليق العمل بدستور البلاد، أصبح من الأهمية بمكان، وأكثر من أي وقت مضى، أن يمتثل الجيش لمقتضيات ما يترتب على مصر من التزامات بموجب القانون الدولي لحقوق الإنسان” Fuente:  سليل شيتي الأمين العام لمنظمة العفو الدولية URL:  Egypt security forces’ failure to stop protest deaths ‘suspicious’ Descripción:  News, 3 July 2013 URL:  Further evidence gathered by Amnesty International on clashes in Egypt since 30 June Descripción:  Briefing, 03 July 2013 URL:  Egypt: Security forces must show restraint and prevent protest bloodshed Descripción:  Press release, 28 July 2013

Egypt: Time for extreme caution and restraint - 3 julio 2013

Headline Title:  Egypt: Time for extreme caution and restraint With the ousting of President Morsi in Egypt, Amnesty International urges the security forces, including the army, to do all within their power to protect the human rights and safety of everyone in With the ousting of President Morsi in Egypt the security forces must protect the human rights and safety of everyone in Egypt, regardless of their political affiliation. Media Node:  Egypt Story Location:  Egipto 25° 53' 50.802" N, 29° 31' 52.5" E “In this time of great tension and with the constitution suspended, it is more important than ever that the military comply with Egypt’s obligations under international human rights law. ” Fuente:  Salil Shetty, General Secretary of Amnesty International. URL:  Egypt security forces’ failure to stop protest deaths ‘suspicious’ Descripción:  News, 3 July 2013 URL:  Further evidence gathered by Amnesty International on clashes in Egypt since 30 June Descripción:  Briefing, 03 July 2013 URL:  Egypt: Security forces must show restraint and prevent protest bloodshed Descripción:  Press release, 28 July 2013

Russia: New laws an affront to basic human rights - 1 julio 2013

Headline Title:  Russia: New laws an affront to basic human rights President Vladimir Putin’s new laws criminalising blasphemy and outlawing public activism by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals are an affront to freedom of expres New laws in Russia criminalise blasphemy and outlaw public activism by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals. Media Node:  Russia Story Location:  Reino Unido 56° 45' 32.9256" N, 74° 31' 52.5" E See map: Google Maps “This is the reality of Russia today – the suppression of any form of dissent or diverging views in all spheres of life, from the political to the social. This demonstrates once again the disregard the authorities there have for their international and national obligations in promoting the human rights of all people under their jurisdiction. ” Fuente:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International. URL:  A 'dark day' for freedom of expression in Russia Descripción:  News, 11 June 2013 URL:  Russia: Another independent organization faces hefty fine Descripción:  News, 6 June 2013 URL:  Russia: Gay activists arrested despite being victims of violence Descripción:  News, 25 May 2013

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