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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,…

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…

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…