09 Nov '11, 1am

Human Rights Watch Letter to Najib on #SeksualitiMerdeka #humanrights #LGBT

In June 2011 the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (introduced by South Africa, and regretfully opposed by Malaysia) that expressed “grave concern at acts of violence and discrimination, in all regions of the world, committed against individuals because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.” This resolution builds on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights affirming that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights and that everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in that Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status. The HRC resolution also is in line with General Assembly resolution 60/251, which states t...

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