African Commission Urges Cameroon to End LGBTI Discrimination

Last month, Cameroonian human rights defender Alice Nkom traveled to London with a plea: “I need everyone because right now, I am a little isolated. It’s on occasions like this that we must show we are one, united, universal in this fight.” Nkom, who is in her 70s and was the first woman admitted to the … Continue reading African Commission Urges Cameroon to End LGBTI Discrimination

Lives on the Line: Will Supreme Court Hold U.S. Accountable for the Death Penalty?

http://youtu.be/cHNp6wvzOV0 Video excerpting questions about the administration of the death penalty in the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Committee, as well as the responses from the United States delegation. The United Nations Human Rights Committee took an important step last week in holding the United States accountable for its human rights record, … Continue reading Lives on the Line: Will Supreme Court Hold U.S. Accountable for the Death Penalty?