Sexuality

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has learned that the Egyptian government has decided to retry 50 of the defendants in the "Cairo 52" case.
A collective of Arab lesbians or lesbians of Arabic language and culture, living in native lands or lands of exile.
Les N'DéeSses est un collectif de lesbiennes arabes ou de langues et de culture arabes, vivant en terres natales ou en terres d'exil.
Invitation to participate in a conference organised by the SAFRA project on 29 June in Manchester, UK.
En arrivant au pouvoir en 1999, le parti Terengganu avait juré de "renforcer la loi islamique".
A gay Egyptian man denied asylum in the United States and profiled in the Washington Blade newspaper in January, has now won asylum based on the recent history of anti-gay harassment in his home country.
An Egyptian appeals court in Damanhour, found the "Damanhour Five" not-guilty of all charges. The five men had been convicted in March 2002 of consensual homosexual conduct, and had been sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment and 3 years' probation.
Statement by Mr. Aditya Bondyopadhyay, NGO Briefing, United Nations Commission on Human Rights, April 8, 2002.
Activists for the rights of sexuality minorities in Bangalore are concerned about a recent pattern of alleged police harassment and abuse against hijra and kothi communities in the city.
During the past 12 months, a massive police crackdown against homosexual men has terrified the country’s gay community and raised a chorus of criticism from human rights groups in Europe and America.
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