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UK Gender Newswire Archive

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Iraqi women mull ways of protecting rights in new constitution

19-07-2005 14:48

AMMAN (AFP) — Iraqi women and policy-makers from the Middle East gathered here on Monday to discuss ways of ensuring that women's rights will be protected in the country's new constitution.

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Jack Straw on Saudi gays under threat + EU Conv against people Trafficking.

19-07-2005 11:39

Jack Straw replies via Micheal Howard to constituencts 'concerns' on the safety of gay men in Saudi Arabia and also signing the EU Conv Against people trafficking.

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P.Tatchell warns of poss muslim fundamentalist attacks on gays...

18-07-2005 11:38

Peter Tatchell & gay rights group OutRage! today issued a warning that Islamic fundamentalists pose a significant threat to gay people and venues. Urges venues to increase security in the wake of 7/7 bombings.

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Mehmet Tarhan: protests in London, NY, Venice

16-07-2005 10:19

Report on protests in support of Mehmet Tarhan, Gay Turkish conscientious objector on the day of his trial.

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Man faces stoning for gay sex.(Nigeria)

12-07-2005 15:46

A man has been sentenced to stoning to death for admitting to having had gay sex by a Sharia court in Nigeria.

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Support Mehment Tarhan, gay Turkish Conscientious Objector on trial on 12 July

11-07-2005 16:48

Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan is back on trial on 12 July. He has been threatened, humiliated and tortured by other prisoners in the military prison of Sivas, where he's been since 8 April. He went on trial on 9 June, the judge realeased but he was rearrested and put bakc in prison

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Pride in refusing to kill - Defend Mehmet Tarhan

11-07-2005 13:20

Mehmet Tarhan, a gay man and anarchist activist, declared his conscientious objection to military service on 27 October 2001. He has continued publicly to oppose killing, including by the US and UK in wars against Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Glen Eagles Demo - quick rushes

06-07-2005 20:13

The first video rushes of footage from Gleneagles we have. Some fence pulling action. And some walking into the field.More soon about how the police stopped people from getting there.

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Gay Turk hunger striker wins concessions

06-07-2005 10:28

International solidarity campaign gets results
OutRage! backs call for Mehmet Tarhan's release
Write him letters of support, urges OutRage!

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OutRage!-London Pride:Stop deporting gay Asylum Seekers.

04-07-2005 15:07

Gay rights group OutRage! demands the Government stop deporting gay Asylum Seekers to face further persecution and death.

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Free Radicals mp3: Eyebrows

27-06-2005 05:01

Gloria Edwards - vocals, Nelson Mills III - scat, Ian Varley - electric piano, Marcos Melchor - sax, Chris Anderson - guitar, Theo Bijarro - bass, Nick Cooper - drums

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Pride week mini film festival

22-06-2005 10:58

Scene from "Heart of the Beholder"
Gay & Lesbian Humanists present films on religious fundamentalism.

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Gay Equality parade, Warsaw, draws 3,000 people!

12-06-2005 15:29

On saturday the 12th June, a 3,000 strong demonstration in Warsaw, Poland, for equality for gay people and culture in Poland was marred by threats and aggression from right wing opponants.

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Canterbury Gay Pride Success

11-06-2005 17:51

Today's Gay Pride event in Canterbury, Kent was an unmitigated success.

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Poland fails EU human rights obligations

08-06-2005 12:12

“In the name of the values of democratic Europe, we make an urgent appeal to you: See to it that the “Warszawa Parade for Equal Rights” can take place and that the basic rights of free opinion, speech and assembly won't be violated.”

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Pride - The Real Rainbow

07-06-2005 14:17

Caroline and Joe enjoy the carnival fun
For Peter Thatchell and all those who constantly think faith is the arch enemy of the LGBT community - This is Brum Pride. Use text/images freely. Images: Adam Yosef

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BBC reveals torture of gay Palestinians

03-06-2005 12:32

Hamas and Islamic Jihad murder queers
Palestinian Authority jails and tortures LGBTs
Gay Palestinians appeal for international solidarity

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Woman tazered for Speeding USA= Stop tazers for Uk police

01-06-2005 21:19
Let this be a lesson to all, this women had comitted the offence of driving 4 miles per hour over a speed limit.
The cop is just looking for any excuse to use his new toy and appears to enjoy the crime so much he can not resist doing it again when the woman is paralised and begging help

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Referendum per le donne

01-06-2005 10:10

In italia e' stata approvata una legge che sancisce il diritto giuridico dell'embrione.
Cioe' l'embrione e' considerata persona a pari diitti della madre. Questo e' un grave attacco all'autodeterminazione della donna e alla laicita' dello stato.

Il 13 e 13 giugno si votera' per l'abrogazione di parte della legge. Invitiamo tutti gli Italiani anche quelli residenti all'estero ad andare a votare in massa.


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Gay Turk jailed and beaten

01-06-2005 08:53

URGENT ACTION – Email Turkish Prime Minister.
War Resisters' International fears for the safety of imprisoned Turkish conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, presently awaiting trial in the Military Prison at Sivas.
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