Belarus is the last country in Europe and the former Soviet Union to carry out executions.
The Ugandan Parliament are preparing to debate a bill which entrenches discrimination and hatred against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on 11 May.
Women played a key role in Egypt's protests calling for reform, but have been sidelined since. Now they are demanding their right to participate in that process of reform.
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