International

Malawi Protest: Free Tiwonge and Steven

Drop the charges and repeal anti-gay laws Commonwealth must condemn homophobic persecution in Malawi Many people attended the protest against the arrest, trial and imprisonment of the Malawian same-sex couple, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, on charges of homosexuality. They face up to 14 years jail. Monday 22 March 12.30pm to 2pm Commonwealth Secretariat’s head Malawi Protest: Free Tiwonge and Steven

Malawian LGBT rights protest

[flickr_set id=”72157623672689772″] © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles about OutRage!, the lesbian and gay human rights group, with credit to the group and photographer. For all other uses, please inquire. Photos: Brett Lock, OutRage!

Protest in London Against Uganda Bill: Peter Tatchell – OutRage! gay activist

Nearly 100 protesters rallied outside the Ugandan Embassy in London on Human Rights Day to support the Ugandan LBGTI community. They called on the Ugandan government to drop its draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which is currently being debated by the Ugandan parliament. Under this proposed law, LGBTI Ugandans will face execution for certain homosexual acts and Protest in London Against Uganda Bill: Peter Tatchell – OutRage! gay activist

Support Mehdi Kazemi protest

[flickr_set id=”72157604215757814″] London, 22 March 2008 – More than 100 protesters gathered in Whitehall opposite Downing Street in support of Mehdi Kazemi’s asylum appeal. Mr Kazemi, a gay man, is threatened with deportation to Iran where LGBT people risk torture and execution. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news Support Mehdi Kazemi protest

Iranian LGBTs deserve asylum

Activists Arsham Parsi and Peter Tatchell explain the life-threatening situation for lesbian and gay people in Iran, during the BBC News (12 March 2008) item on gay asylum seeker, Mehdi Kazemi.

Saudi Protest

[flickr_set id=”72157602824296251″] London – 31 October 2007. Outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy, campaigners gathered to protest against human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia, co-inciding with the state visit by King Abdullah. Pictured is Peter Tatchell of OutRage! © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles about OutRage!, Saudi Protest

Stop Saudi homophobia!

[flickr_set id=”72157602577245246″] Protesters picketed the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London to condemn the flogging and execution queers. The protest was organised by the National Union of Students LGBT campaign, with the support of LGBT human rights group OutRage! Peter Tatchell was a guest speaker. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to Stop Saudi homophobia!

Jamaica – homophobia, murder music and free speech

Is Jamaica is the most homophobic country in the world? Does reggae / dancehall “murder music” contribute to anti-gay violence? Stop Murder Music campaigners, Dennis Carney of the Black Gay Men’s Advisory Group, and Brett Lock of the gay human rights group OutRage!, discuss with Peter Tatchell. Watch here: http://doughty.gdbtv.com/player.php?h=ea549f923a51daa4d050241c6b6d6c94 Peter Tatchell writes: Eight leading Jamaica – homophobia, murder music and free speech