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LGBTI Rights in Sudan


ADDED ON: 01/05/2021

Report: Denial of freedom of LGBTQ+ artistic expression in Sudan

At least three LGBTQ+ organisations in Sudan are forced to operate underground, forcing artists to work with virtually no financial support, according to a report published on December 10 by Freemuse. In…

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ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

From coronavirus crackdowns to court battles: 10 top LGBT+ stories in 2020

LONDON, Dec 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Coronavirus dominated news around the world in 2020, creating particular challenges for the LGBT+ community in terms of mental health, access to HIV medication and…

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ADDED ON: 07/17/2020

‘Great first step’ as Sudan lifts death penalty and flogging for gay sex

Sudan’s decision to lift the death penalty and flogging as punishment for gay sex was hailed by LGBT+ activists on Thursday as a promising sign after almost four decades of Islamist rule,…

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ADDED ON: 01/28/2019

Holocaust Memorial Day: How the pink triangle became a symbol of gay rights

As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday (January 27), PinkNews remembers all those in the LGBT+ community that were persecuted by the Nazis—and how the pink triangle, used to identify…

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LGBT Voices From Sudan

The Nile Valley area of Egypt and Sudan is not often thought of as a place where LGBTI persons can find support and build community. The cultural and legal restrictions around sexual…