Archive for March, 2020

Tear gassed, beaten and left for dead in no man’s land

Tear gassed, beaten and left for dead in no man’s land

March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

6Rang, 19 March 2020: Three Iranian LGBTI refugees are stuck at the border of Greece and Turkey, and are under threat of being killed. Shahrooz, a gay man, Arad, a trans man, and Fariba, Arad’s partner, have been subjected to police violence since the end of February. On 28th  February, 2020, the Turkish authorities opened […]

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“Building alliances to strengthen the movement”: the eighth ILGA Asia conference

“Building alliances to strengthen the movement”: the eighth ILGA Asia conference

March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Held in August 2019, the eighth ILGA Asia conference welcomed 310 LGBTI activists and allies form 46 countries to Seoul, South Korea. Participants represented ILGA member organisations from all regions as well as 34 ILGA Asia member organisations including 6Rang (Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network). This year’s theme was “Building Alliances to Strengthen the Movement,” […]

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Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

6Rang, 12 March 2020: In its replies to the many recommendations received from several countries during the third cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Iran did not accept to end the criminalisation and punishment of persons for consensual same-sex relation or to pose a moratorium on the death penalty imposed on this basis. In its […]

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