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Senior Chinese leader calls for improved social management of prisoners, drug addicts, HIV carriers

Services for and management of these members of society are critical to social stability and harmony, said Zhou Yongkang, who is a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.

Published
07 November 2011
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Xinhuanet.com
Commonwealth leaders under fire for refusing to publish human rights report

Heads of government slammed as disgraceful and the summit labelled a failure over indifference to recommendations.

Published
31 October 2011
From
The Guardian
Countries that ban homosexuality risk losing aid, warns David Cameron

Britain has threatened countries that ban homosexuality with losing aid payments unless they reform, David Cameron has said.

Published
30 October 2011
From
The Guardian
Viet Nam: One AIDS march that should end

There was an AIDS walk in southern Vietnam last year too, in Lam Dong province, and in some ways it looked like any other. But looking closer, it became clear that this wasn’t a walk in solidarity, or remembrance, or hope. It was a forced march.

Published
27 October 2011
From
Washington Blade
Reports: Uganda Brings Back Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Uganda’s parliament voted to reopen a debate on a bill that seeks to outlaw homosexuality that may be expanded to include the death penalty for gay people.

Published
26 October 2011
From
Box Turtle Bulletin
Persecution leads to AIDS - Kirby

Persecuting homosexuals is to blame for HIV rates twice as high in Commonwealth nations as in the rest of the world, former Australian High Court judge Michael Kirby says.

Published
25 October 2011
From
News.com.au
Carving our own path: the pursuit of LGBT rights in the Middle East

I am a gay man living in Lebanon, a country in a region that has seen no shortage of social change in recent years.  As we push forward in pursuit of LGBT rights in our own countries, it is tempting to take cues from what has come before us in other parts of the world.

Published
18 October 2011
From
Global Forum on MSM and HIV
Former British Empire countries to consider abolishing laws outlawing homosexuality

Leaders of former British Empire countries that continue to outlaw homosexuality will be asked next week to reverse their bans in a bid to reduce their disproportionately high HIV infection rates, an official said Tuesday.

Published
18 October 2011
From
Washington Post
Ukraine: Reject Homophobic Law

The Ukrainian parliament should reject a bill that would unlawfully censor information about homosexuality, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to parliamentary officials.

Published
17 October 2011
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Human Rights Watch LGBT
Barriers to care: immigration removal centres and HIV

Evidence has shown that a series of failings in immigration removal centres (IRCs) has compromised the continuity of care for people with HIV. Guest writer Daniel Lombard investigates.

Published
13 October 2011
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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