India: State supported oppression and persecution of sexual minorities
Source:International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
Statement by Mr. Aditya Bondyopadhyay, NGO Briefing, United Nations Commission on Human Rights, April 8, 2002.
To maintain its reputation, India often offers lip service to received understandings in the area of international human rights. But in the case of sexual minorities, its practice is often remote from its promises.
Submitted on Wed, 04/17/2002 - 00:00
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