Tag "Human Rights"

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#EndSARS: Some of the Reactions to the Homophobia in the Movement as Pamela Adie asks, “When Will Queer Lives Matter?”

There has been a lot of contention following the attempts to make the struggles of the Nigerian LGBT community more visible in the ongoing #EndSARS movement. Following the harassment that

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Nigeria Should #EndSARS For EVERYONE

It is important to remember that the possession of laptops, dreadlocks and iPhones are not the only reasons SARS harasses Nigerians. That the same lens they use to brutalize Nigerians

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The Nigeria Prize for Difference & Diversity launches | You Can Nominate A Pioneer in this First edition to be endowed by Chude Jideonwo for N1 million

The Working Group for The Nigeria Prize for Difference & Diversity has announced the launch of the initiative, with its first edition to hold in late 2020. The new prize

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Simi gets called out on Twitter for her hypocrisy regarding the recognition of human rights

In March, Simi came out on her Youtube show, Stoopid Sessions, to reveal how homophobic she is and her absolute disregard for people based on their sexual orientation. “[Homosexuality] just

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Anti-gay Tanzanian leader barred from the United States amid reports of country’s obstruction of LGBT Access to Healthcare

A powerful Tanzanian government official responsible for sweeping anti-gay crackdowns, surveillance squads and arrests of homosexuals has been banned from the United States. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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Nigeria’s first trial based on the anti-homosexuality laws commences

Forty-seven men went on trial in on Wednesday (December 11) for public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 14-year jail term in

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EXCLUSIVE! Pamela Adie’s Official Statement Regarding Her Federal High Court Suit Against Corporate Affairs Commission

In 2017, Pamela Adie founded Lesbian Equality and Empowerment Initiative (LEEI), a nonprofit organization whose objective is to advocate for the fundamental human rights of female sexual minorities in Nigeria.

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“We Will Never Stop Fighting.” Pamela Adie Says After Dismissal Of Her Suit To Register Lesbian Association In Nigeria By Federal High Court

LGBT rights activist and co-founder of The Equality Hub, Pamela Adie has emerged to declare her unwavering determination to fight Nigeria’s homophobia through the judicial system, in the wake of

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The Day My Class Of Law Students Talked About Homosexuality In Our Human Rights Class

So just a few days ago in class, we were discussing the topic of the Ombudsman, and we were made to understand that it is called the “Public Complaints Commission”

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“Donald Duke Doesn’t Understand or Respect Human Rights.” – Pamela Adie

Presidential aspirant Donald Duke recently sat down with entertainer Falz and broadcast journalist Laila Johnson-Salami on an episode of their show, On The Couch With Falz and Laila, and talked