We will continue to operate from our headquarters in West Hollywood, California. Spread the word. Retrieved 20 March Several speakers addressing a conference on the declaration noted that in many countries laws against homosexuality stemmed as much from the British colonial past as from alleged religious or tradition reasons.
But there are obviously questions about whether that confidence is justified. Retrieved 6 January UN News.
There should be nothing 'controversial' about stopping people being murdered, or executed by agents of the State, simply because of who they are or whom they love. This comment has been deleted. It also includes condemnation of killings and executions, torture, arbitrary arrest, and deprivation of economic, social, and cultural rights on those grounds.
The News Indian Express. Around 50 percent of State Department positions around the world are effectively off-limits for Foreign Service officers who would want to move with their same-sex spouses, according to current and former department employees and Glifaa, an advocacy group for gay and transgender people in the State Department, the United States Agency for International Development, the Peace Corps and other foreign affairs offices in the government.
In December , in the middle of a confrontation between India and the United States over the arrest of an Indian deputy consul general in New York for her treatment of a housekeeper, the Indian Supreme Court reinstated an anti-sodomy law. List of human rights organisations National human rights institutions.
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