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LGBTI Rights in Yemen


ADDED ON: 07/28/2020

Saudi Arabia: Yemeni Blogger Convicted for Supporting LGBT Rights

A Saudi court sentenced a Yemeni blogger to jail and then deportation to Yemen for a social media post supporting equal rights for all in Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said today.…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2020

Saudi authorities beat blogger, demand he ‘confess’ being gay because he supports LGBT+ rights

Human rights campaigners have called on Saudi Arabia to release blogger Mohamad al-Bokari, who was detained after stating his support for LGBT+ rights. According to Human Rights Watch, al-Bokari was arrested on…

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ADDED ON: 05/05/2019

LGBT in the Persian Gulf: Hiding is critical

In the Persian Gulf, LGBT persons in general hide their sexual orientation and non-conforming gender identity. Expressing them could put them at grave risk of violence and criminal prosecution, not only to…

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