08/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
International NGO Human Rights First (HRF) has issued a call for pressure on the Ugandan authorities to properly investigate last week's break ins at the offices of LGBT groups Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG). And FARUG are calling for financial and technical support to replace their losses. >>>
28/06/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
According to Bulawayo24 News, Zimbabwe police are investigating Book Café in Harare after a group of LGBTI persons showed up for a 4 June concert by afro-pop artiste John Pfumojena. Some members of the group were dressed in drag and showed public signs of affection. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) spokesperson Inspector Zimbili said, "The law is very clear on that matter; if there was a gay parade or festival at that mall, we are going to carry a full investigation." >>>
04/10/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
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Twelve people have been arrested in Joburg during a gay party.Six men and six women were arrested at a gay and lesbian party after they allegedly manhandled a police officer and refused police entry to a party in Vosloorus, Gauteng house on Sunday morning.
A lawyer representing the two employees arrested Friday from the group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, said his clients have been beaten and tortured in custody as part of an orchestrated attempt to target homosexuals, and to try and extract information. >>>