OUTING THE PERSECUTORS OF LGBTQI+ PEOPLE – THIS PROPOSED LAW IS PERSECUTORY AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL and contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. THE BILL is based on myth and lies about sexuality and gender identity and serves to scapegoat Uganda’s Gay LGBTQI+ community to divert from the extreme corruption of so many Parliamentarians. It … More OUTING THE Ugandan Parliamentarians who Introduce 3 Years Jail for CHILDREN “Lured into” Homosexuality
In all my over two decades of following the anti-homosexuality climate in Uganda, the local publication of sensible articles is few and far between. It seems for the longest time that the Ugandan press has actually been complicit in the persecution 0f sexual minorities, to include lesbian, gays, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) … More Ugandan Press, Religion, Homosexuality, Iron Sheets and Good ‘OL Scapegoating of THE GAYS
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BY MELANIE NATHAN, FEB 28, 2023, nathan@africanHRC.org. The Motion before Parliament States: “NOTING THAT the existing law is provided for in the Penal Code Act, does not adequately address this creeping evil” According to The Order Papers of Feb 28, 2023, the Agenda of Uganda’s Parliament and the Speaker of Parliament, Ms Anita Among, a … More Ugandan Parliament Motion for A New “Kill the Gays Bill” Stating Homosexuality is a Creeping Evil
It is time for the USA to Look at Uganda as an example and to stop blaming UNHCR for what it cannot do, given Hostile Host Countries that reject LGBTI Asylum seekers. The USA and Canada and EU have done NOTHING of significance to Protect LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum seekers. A slow trickle is deathly! … More Uganda Poised to Eradicate Gays While U.S. BANS Asylum Seekers – We Need LGBT SPECIAL PATHS
Asm. Low and Sen. Wiener Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Repeal Proposition 8 Sponsored by Equality California and civil rights organizations, ACA 5 would bring a 2024 ballot initiative to voters to remove anti-same sex marriage language from the California constitution SACRAMENTO — In an effort to combat anti-LGBTQ+ hate and protect marriage equality, Assemblymember Evan … More Constitutional Amendment to Repeal Proposition 8
The violence provoking rhetoric and scape-goat myth and lies asserted without any substantive basis or evidence, by these government officials, lead to violence and the forcible displacement of LGBTQI+ people from Uganda: By Melanie Nathan, February 13, 2023 In the United States I provide country conditions expert witness reports on affidavit as well as related … More Ugandan Education Minister Janet Museveni Anti Gay Tirade Leads to Violence and Flight
By melanie Nathan, Feb 12, 2023. The Ugandan Government’s National Bureau for Non-Governmental organization is currently investigating the operations of 22 NGOs suspected to be involved in so called “promotion of LGBTIQ activities”. The NGO Bureau has made a hit list and is threatening to “comprehensively criminalize” activities that promote homosexuality in the country and … More Ugandan Hit List of Human Rights NGO’s and Funders – Designed to Oppress
AHRC SENDS CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF IRC COLLEAGUES IN SYRIA/TURKEY EARTHQUAKE The earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have created a crisis within multiple crises. ALREADY THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE IN FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN AND FROM THESE COUNTRIES WERE AT BARELY COPE PROPORTIONS . At this time over 19,000 deaths have been reported. AHRC is … More Refugee Agency IRC Workers Die in Earthquake
60% of LGBTQ+ Organizations and Activists Surveyed Report an Increase in Abusive Speech Since Elon Musk’s Takeover as Twitter CEO Twitter is failing to protect LGBTQ+ organizations and individuals that advocate for members of the LGBTQ+ community from online violence and abuse, according to a new survey from Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), GLAAD and the … More Since Elon Musk took Twitter Abuse of LGBTI Soars
AHRC Calls for cAccountability for Killing of Human Rights Lawyer By Melanie Nathan, January 30, 2023 AHRC joins global experts in condemning the killing of human rights defender Thulani Maseko, and in demanding accountability GENEVA (26 January 2023) – UN and African Union experts today condemned the killing of human rights defender and lawyer Thulani … More Calls for ESWATINI Accountability for Killing of Human Rights Lawyer
By Melanie Nathan, JANUARY 23, 2023 Let us start with a BIG THANK YOU to our major Corporate Donor, EVERLAND, for the generous donation that has made this program possible. I am so proud of our terrific African Human Rights Coalition TEAM accomplishment, and all the groups and leaders who answered the call to take … More New AHRC Kakuma LGBTQI Food Program Great Start to Year
By Melanie Nathan, Executive Director, African Human Rights Coalition – Please enjoy our gallery San Francisco + DC + Malawi + Kenya + Zambia + Uganda + Ghana + Cape TownFrom refugee camps to PRIDESFrom Parliaments to the White HouseFrom safe shelters to food distributionsFrom asylum courts to constitutional courtsFrom schools to conferencesFrom more to more to even moreFrom strength to strength – we cannot do it without … More May 2023 be as Meaningful …. Gallery of Displacement
Here is a CONTEST with a Prize: WHO IS KAHTZI: Meet our rescue, Kahtzi Nathan-Goldman, from the House of Caromel. We are doing a DNA test and are having a competition to see who can guess her mix-breed/s. Here are the choices: Mix and match any of the below breeds or even choose purebred! Poodle, … More The Kahtzi Schnoopoodoodledollyoggie Contest
With gratitude, African Human Rights Coalition is celebrating a year well spent. For an organization that has never had operational funding, what we have accomplished, together with our ambassadors, volunteers, and program donors is remarkable. Imagine what we could accomplish with operational funding! And therein lies one big hope for 2023. Our 2022 accomplishments include: … More African Human Rights Coalition Proudly 2022 and Boldly 2023
AHRC celebrates the signing of The Respect for Marriage Act at the White House in the U.S.A. today. It was signed by President Joe Biden, who stood up for same-sex marriage equality in Washington DC while vice president, even before President Obama did, back in 2008. Now same-sex marriage receives Federal law recognition – to … More Celebrate Respect for Marriage Act and Confer on GLOBAL Criminalization
Premier American rail passenger service to help launch new – LGBTQ career networking organization chapter in Washington DC to fill 4,000 new jobs New York, NY — Out Professionals, a nonprofit career, networking and education organization for LGBTQ professionals, today announced a corporate partnership with Amtrak. The partnership will help champion a new Out Pro chapter in Washington DC. As part of … More Amtrak Partners With Out Professionals to Increase LGBTQI Employee Hiring
Given the following, on this WORLD AIDS DAY, 2022, African Human rights Coalition calls for the decriminalization of LGBTQI+ people, in Africa and worldwide. It is our belief that for as long as any community or minority is so unjustly abused as a direct result of criminalization, the secrecy, hiding and resulting failed transparency only … More On World AIDS Day AHRC Calls for Decriminalization of Sexual Minorities and Gender Identity
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African Human Rights Coalition, Ambassador Liam: Many of us in refugee camps have fled anti-LGBTQI+ violence and seek safe countries around the world. We are shattered to hear about the mass murder of our American family of LGBTQI+ and send deepest condolences to all loved ones and community as we stand strongly in solidarity. #coloradosprings … More Shattered and Solidarity for Colorado Springs from African Refugees at AHRC
District Court Vacates Title 42 – Huisha-Huisha v. Mayorkas Federal judge blocks Title 42 rule that allowed expulsion of migrants at US-Mexico border, restoring access for some asylum seekers A federal judge blocked Title 42 – a controversial rule that’s allowed US authorities to expel more than 1 million migrants who crossed the US-Mexico border. Tuesday’s … More Federal judge blocks Trump-era Title 42 that allowed expulsion of migrants
OPERATING CELLS IN SOUTH AFRICA The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four members of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) cell operating in South Africa who have provided technical, financial, or material support to the terrorist group. Treasury also designated eight companies owned, controlled, or directed … More Exposing and disrupting terrorist financing on the African continent.
UNHCR Briefing Note – LGBTIQ+ Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Kenya, dated October 2022, dispels lies circulating on social media. Note AHRC Commentary at end. This briefing note provides an overview of UNHCR Kenya’s efforts to improve the overall protection environment for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) refugees in Kenya, including how we … More UNHCR Briefing Note LGBTQI+ Refugees in Kenya, Oct 2022
County Taking Black Sharpies to Racist Language Restrictive Covenants Project wipes out illegalities in old housing documents San Rafael, CA – The use of racist restrictions in real estate documents that prohibit the purchase, lease, or occupation of property to people of color is a piece local history that remains in many recorded housing documents today. … More Marin County Taking Black Sharpies to Racist Language
By Melanie Nathan – What should American corporations such as Netflix do when the criminalization of LGBTQ+ people directly impedes their commitment to equity and inclusion and when they could be seen to be complicit in the criminalization of LGBTQ+ people? Should the public boycott a corporation that succumbs and operates under anti-homosexuality penal codes … More Has Netflix Abandoned Kenya’s LGBTQ+ Community
African Human Rights Coalition, the only organization in America and globally that works exclusively with LGBTQI+ people forcibly displaced in and from African countries, is commemorating the 34th annual National Coming Out Day by reminding that it is almost impossible for most LGBTQI+ people in African countries, to come out safely. National Coming Out Day … More Come Out Come Out if you are Safe its OKAY
By Melanie Nathan, Oct 7, 222 Thirteen years ago, Guinea’s security forces stormed a stadium filled with tens of thousands of peaceful protesters. More than 150 people were slaughtered, bodies strewn across the field. Scores of women were raped. Now, a long-delayed effort to bring the perpetrators of the massacre to justice is finally underway. … More Justice for Guinea Stadium Massacre while Human Rights Still in Question
African Human Rights Coalition as signed on with 106 other organizations to a letter calling on the Biden administration, addressed to Merrick Garland, Attorney General at Department of Justice, et al, to note the grave concerns and calling for the an end to the Dedicated Docket: I. Due Process Failures on the Dedicated Docket A. … More AHRC with 105 Organizations Ask Biden Admin to End Dedicated Docket
As this Jewish New Year approaches, I am reminded of the refuge, sanctuary and home that Africa gave to my grandparents approximately 100 years ago, as they fled the Pogroms in Ukraine. America and Canada had turned us away! We, the stranger, were welcomed to South Africa. And it was complex… We were classified as … More REFLECTIONS on WISHING YOU HAPPINESS NEW YEAR 5783