North African activists in 7 countries seek justice
Middle East / North Africa

North African activists in 7 countries seek justice

  Human rights groups and LGBTI rights organizations from the seven countries of North Africa have joined forces today to seek recognition for the human rights of LGBTI people on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). Continue reading

Moroccan police arrest two teenage girls for homosexuality
Middle East / North Africa

Moroccan police arrest two teenage girls for homosexuality

Police in Morocco arrested and jailed two teenage girls last week on homosexuality charges, the Moroccan news website Yabiladi reported. Sometime later, the girls were granted provisional release in advance of a court hearing scheduled for today [and later rescheduled for Nov. 25.] As of Nov. 5, a French-language petition seeking the girls’ immediate unconditional … Continue reading