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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Government Should Prosecute Violence, Prohibit Discrimination

(New York) - The killing of Ebru Soykan, a prominent transgender human rights activist, on March 10, 2009, shows a continuing climate of violence based on gender identity that authorities should urgently take steps to combat, Human Rights Watch said today…
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Repeal Colonial-Era Law Criminalizing Homosexual Conduct

(New York) - Criminal convictions in Fiji of two men for homosexual conduct violate international human rights principles and the country’s own constitution, Human Rights Watch said today. On April 5, a Fijian court sentenced an Australian and a Fijian to…