Remember LGBT people who were arrested and tortured in Chechnya? It would seem that the situation is also degenerating in Azerbaijan.
At the moment we are extremely worried about the situation in Chechnya. Indeed, it appears that the country's police have arrested, taken to camps and tortured hundreds of LGBT people.
A few months ago I announced the appointment of an expert on LGBTQ issues in the United Nations in charge of investigating discrimination and violence sudden in our community.
The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has appointed its first independent expert, a Thai Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, in charge of making an investigation on discrimination and violence against the LGBTQ community.
I confess that we are concerned over the situation in Indonesia after the publication of a report denouncing the attitude of the Indonesian Government and its policy towards the LGBT community.
For the first time, a meeting was held between U.S. LGBT Envoy for the Human Rights, Randy Berry, and Vatican officials.
Despite the homophobic laws, despite the fear because of the violence, an LGBT organization is preparing to hold the first Gay Pride in Jamaica.
A terrible thing happened yesterday in Jerusalem during the Gay Pride, a man with a knife appeared suddenly and began to stab those marching. Six participants were injured, including two seriously.
The judges of a Kenyan court urged the government to officially register a gay association.
A few weeks ago, a survey showed that the Philippines were the most welcoming Asian countries to the LGBT community despite the lack of decision on LGBT rights by the Filipino government.
I gave you the example of its particular opposition to a UN resolution against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It was indeed true until Friday when for the first time, the government of the Philippines voted "Yes" to the resolution.