Mauritius

LGBTI Rights in Mauritius


ADDED ON: 07/19/2022

‘We’re here:’ Queer communities in Africa are struggling to be seen

Parades, flags and celebrations are all important to queer communities in Africa as they seek greater visibility and acceptance, despite the threats faced by many throughout the continent. Many people have now…

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ADDED ON: 12/23/2021

Mauritius: Workshop Focuses On Equality-Reducing Inequalities and Advancing Human Rights

A half-day workshop on the theme 'Equality-Reducing Inequalities and Advancing Human Rights', organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the…

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ADDED ON: 11/19/2021

Mauritius: Island nation’s Supreme Court weighs constitutionality of anti-LGBT law

Nov. 16, 2021 — A crucial hearing in a case challenging the constitutionality of Section 250, brought by Abdool Ridwan Firaas Ah Seek, a 31-year-old human rights activist, took place today in…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2018

Mauritius Church Condemns Blocking Of Gay Rights March

The Catholic Church in Mauritius on Wednesday condemned the blocking of Saturday’s gay pride parade in the capital Port Louis by hostile Muslim protesters. “Regardless of one’s moral beliefs about homosexuality, we…

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