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Human rights protest greets Commonwealth leaders

Human rights activists gathered outside Westminster Abbey this week to demand action in Commonwealth countries. The protest took place as high commissioners met to mark Commonwealth Day. The demonstration focussed on the persecution and criminalisation of homosexuality. Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, and gay people from across the Commonwealth, some … Continue reading

We stand with Florida victims against hatred

On Saturday night in Florida a gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub and killed 50 people, with a further 53 injured. Police killed the gunman, Omar Mateen, 29, a New York-born Florida resident and US citizen of Afghan descent. He had been questioned twice by FBI agents in recent years, according to the authorities. … Continue reading

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