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HRC Video Exposes American Extremists Advocating Abroad for Anti-LGBT Persecution

New video from HRC exposes Americans exporting hate, supporting dangerous legislation In Russia HRC Press Release – WASHINGTON ? Today ...

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PEN International launches Out in the Cold Campaign ahead of Sochi Winter Olympics

Draconian restrictions on freedom of expression in Russia must be lifted PEN International launches Out in the Cold Campaign ahead ...

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Russia: Sochi Games Highlight Homophobic Violence

Authorities Turn Blind Eye to Crimes Against LGBT People Human Right Watch New Release FEBRUARY 4, 2014- (Moscow) ? The ...

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Starkville Becomes First City in Mississippi to Pass Resolution Recognizing LGBT Residents

HRC Press Release – Washington 01/21/2013? The city of Starkville, Mississippi today passed an inclusivity resolution recognizing the inherent worth ...

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Putin Defends Russia?s Anti-LGBT Law, Lies to World about Impact it has on LGBT Russians, Visitors

Russian president says country is taking a ?liberal approach? to LGBT rights and many Americans support the country?s law HRC ...

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Spiritual Leader Dr. Rizi Timane Makes Plea for Human Rights Following Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act

LOS ANGELES,?Jan. 17, 2014?/PRNewswire/ — Dr. Rizi Timane, minister, social worker, and outspoken advocate for the LGBT community, has issued ...

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UN human rights chief denounces new anti-homosexuality law in Nigeria

GENEVA (14 January 2014) ? The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday expressed her alarm at ...

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All imprisoned Pussy Riot members have now been released

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova on Monday became the second Pussy Riot band member to be released under a massive amnesty. She left ...

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Uganda: President Should Reject Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Bill Violates Rights, Raises Constitutional Concerns Human Rights Watch Press Release – DECEMBER 20, 2013 (Kampala) ??Uganda?s president, Yoweri Museveni, ...

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Passage of Ugandan Law Means Life in Prison for Gays

Uganda?s ?Kill the Gays? bill passes without death penalty but condemns repeat offenders to life sentence HRC Press Release? WASHINGTON ...

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