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Uganda: Report finds over 89 cases of violations against LGBTI persons

25/07/2015

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Newspapers in Uganda have been used to out LGBTI Ugandans. Photo Huffington Post.

Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 07:33 a.m. EDT, 25 July 2015 KAMPALA, Uganda – A new report on abuses based on gender identity and sexual orientation found at least 89 verified cases of violations against LGBTI Ugandans in 2014. The report, released Thursday by the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, found that in […]

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Lighting a Continent the World Views as Dark

10/06/2015

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Solar Power, Louise Falcon

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 11:02 a.m. EST, 10 June 2015 “And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven give light upon the earth: and it was so.” ~ Genesis 1:15 KJV Location: USA Conquest Space Station Time: Unknown Year: 2050 Mae finishes the day’s responsibilities at the […]

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Buhari’s First Challenge: Military Mass Killings

05/06/2015

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Nigerian Soldiers Riding in Lorry, Photo Courtesy of Dammex1

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 10:28 a.m. EST, 5 June 2015 NIGERIA – Amongst the feeling of hope and a fresh start in the air from President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration, Nigeria was slammed this week with a report from Amnesty International that claims the Nigerian military is tied to over 8,000 deaths in the […]

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United States Leads in Stealing Africa’s Doctors

05/06/2015

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Peadetric doctors at Donka hospital reviewing mealses cases

The United States is stealing the world’s doctors — and from the very places that need MDs the most. Dubbed the “international brain drain,” the United States leads the way in attracting international doctors, especially those from Africa.

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LGBT Progress Overshadowed by Abuses

03/06/2015

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United Nations GA

Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 00:23 a.m. EDT, 3 June 2015 NEW YORK – The second report ever released by the United Nations on protecting LGBT rights was published today by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The report outlines steps for governments to take in stopping LGBT discrimination. […]

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