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ILGA honors UN human rights chief Pillay, issues report and new map

ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, today awarded UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem (Navi) Pillay “LGBTI Friend of the Year 2014” in a ceremony at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  Pillay’s term as UN High Commissioner comes to an end this year.  Pillay will no doubt be remembered for … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe official: We won’t allow gay rights

Zimbabwe’s justice minister told a visiting U.N. human rights chief that his country won’t grant human rights to gays, lesbians, bisexuals or transgender people. Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, is in Zimbabwe to assess its compliance with international standards for human rights. She is scheduled to meet with government officials and … Continue reading