The film festival “Bok o Bok”, which seeks to create a space where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people can openly express their identity in Russia, was issued with an unprecedentedly heavy combined fine of over USD 15,500.
Sometimes a simple but potentially revolutionary idea can change the world for the better. But it often takes a crisis to galvanize people to take action, and that's how the idea for a global Arms Trade Treaty was born.
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI people and have wide-ranging effects on civil liberties in the country.
Today’s International Commission of Inquiry report on Syria’s grave human rights situation is yet further evidence to prompt the UN Security Council to refer the situation to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International said.