Defunct Shariah Law to rule over Brunei

Statement from Imam Muhsin Hendricks of Compassion-Centred Islam re the recent introduction of Shariah law in Brunei: Compassion-centred Islam / Al-Ghurbaah Foundation condemn the recent decision of the Sultan of Brunei to go ahead with the implementation of a draconian…

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GIN Speakers at the United Nations

Last year, we spoke to you about launching our GIN Speakers Bureau. The pilot training of the Speakers’ Bureau took place at GIN’s Secretariat, in Johannesburg, South Africa, between the 9th – 12thAugust 2018. Nine participants were selected from more…

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Press Release – Tanzania

On 29th October 2018, The Regional Commissioner for Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Paul Makonda announced plans to form a task force to identify and arrest LGBTIQ people in the country. This task force is expected to comprise the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, the media and the police. According to activists on the ground, the taskforce would commence work next week identifying and arresting LGBTIQ people. The commissioner has also asked members of the public to report anyone they know to be LGBTIQ and claims to have already received over 1400 names.

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Re-imagining Family & Traditional Values

GIN-SSOGIE organised its first regional seminar – of a series of 5 in the next 2 years – on « Family and Traditional Values » in Johannesburg, South Africa, in February, earlier this year. The gathering was convened as a response to…

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22nd International AIDS Conference, July 2018

This year some of the GIN team received scholarships to attend the 22nd International AIDS Conference that was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from the 23rd – 27th July. For the second time in its history, GIN participated in a…

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