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Turkey formally quits treaty to prevent violence against women
Middle East

Turkey formally quits treaty to prevent violence against women

Turkey officially withdrew on Thursday from an international treaty to prevent violence against women, enacting a decision that drew condemnation…
Evangelicals Association in Egypt opens up school to treat homosexuality
Egypt

Evangelicals Association in Egypt opens up school to treat homosexuality

Pastor Tony George, from the Evangelicals Association in Egypt and the Middle East, announced that his association has opened up…
Pride and prejudice: Poland at war over gay rights before vote
World

Pride and prejudice: Poland at war over gay rights before vote

Poland’s October general election is shaping up to be dominated neither by the economy nor politics as the devout Catholic…
Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support
Middle East

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday censured his new education minister for promoting the use of gay conversion therapy during…
Iran defends execution of gay people
Middle East

Iran defends execution of gay people

The US on Wednesday accused Iran of violating fundamental human rights after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Sarif endorsed the…
Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48
World

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48,…
Some executed in Saudi Arabia had protested their innocence
Middle East

Some executed in Saudi Arabia had protested their innocence

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)–Long before Saudi Arabia announced it had carried out one of the largest mass executions in its history…
MP criticizes Rami Malek over homosexual role
Culture

MP criticizes Rami Malek over homosexual role

Egyptian MP Mohamed Ismail, secretary of the Housing Committee in the House of Representatives, commented on Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek…
India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict
World

India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict

  NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era law that made homosexual acts punishable…
Two suspected of organizing concert for homosexuals released
Egypt

Two suspected of organizing concert for homosexuals released

On Monday, the prosecutor of Imbaba and Kerdasa in Giza ordered the release of a security guard and a student…
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