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April 29, 2016 Since 1864 same-sex sexual activity between men has been criminalized in Jamaica. Under the Offences Against the Person Act, those convicted of buggery can face a punishment of up to 10 years...
April 05, 2016 One thousand kilometers north of Moscow, the anti-LGBT propaganda law strikes again. Investigators in Arkhangelsk, Russia are inquiring into a complaint by local residents that Calvin...
April 04, 2016 Top News Guantanamo Today two detainees from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to Senegal. The transfers come as the Pentagon...
March 31, 2016 For three years the world has watched as Russia's infamous law banning propaganda of "nontraditional" relations among minors has drastically impacted the country's LGBT community....
March 31, 2016 By Dylan Rasnick In mid-March, Equality Festival Lviv was forced to cancel its weekend events because venues retracted sponsorship, the local government banned all public events, and masked...
March 21, 2016 Top News Torture Last week National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced that the president will begin the declassification of records from Argentina’s “Dirty War” as he travels to...
March 21, 2016 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports of violence that took place against members of Ukraine’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community this weekend...

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Letter | June 29, 2016
Dear Ambassador Harper: I am writing to express Human Rights First’s support as you work to reaffirm human rights on two upcoming votes at the U.N. Human Rights Council. I want to first underscore...
Factsheet | April 01, 2016
Международное сообщество лесбиянок, геев, бисексуалов и трансгендеров (ЛГБТ) с нарастающим ужасом наблюдает за тем, как дискриминационные российские законы о гей-пропаганде постепенно начинают...
Factsheet | March 17, 2016
Supporters: Advocates for Youth, American Jewish World Service, Human Rights Campaign, and Human Rights First In the last several years, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality...
Letter | March 16, 2016
March 15, 2016 Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt Embassy of the United States, Ukraine 4 A.I. Sikorsky St. 04112 Kyiv, Ukraine Dear Ambassador Pyatt: I am writing to raise concerns about the...

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