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Information on the conditions for LGBTI minorities in specific countries from global human rights organizations and other sources.

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Disciplining Bodies, Diagnosing Identities, Mandatory Veiling, Mandatory Sterilization, Sexual Torture and the Right to Bodily Integrity in the Islamic Republic of Iran Disciplining Bodies, Diagnosing Identities, Mandatory Veiling, Mandatory Sterilization, Sexual Torture and the Right to Bodily Integrity in the Islamic Republic of Iran

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iran

2014, 11 pages

This submission has been prepared by Justice For Iran (JFI) for the 20th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Islamic Republic of Iran in November 2014. It is concerned with a range of distinct but interrelated criminal laws and other legal restrictions and practices that infringe the dignity and autonomy of women and transgender people, on grounds of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, particularly in respect of bodily integrity, sexual and reproductive health and decision-making. It is also concerned with patterns of sexual torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment (hereafter “other ill-treatment”) against women prisoners of conscience, and with the culture of impunity by which such long-standing patterns of abuse are characterized.

“These Political Games Ruin Our Lives”: Indonesia’s LGBT Community Under Threat “These Political Games Ruin Our Lives”: Indonesia’s LGBT Community Under Threat

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indonesia lgbt0816 reportcover web 1

2016, 91 pages

A 2016 report by Human Rights Watch documents the rise in anti-LGBT rhetoric in Indonesia, as well as the threats and violent attacks on LGBT NGOs, activists, and individuals, primarily by militant Islamists. It includes 70 in-depth interviews with sexual and gender minorities and human rights activists in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, cities in South Sulawesi, cities in Sumatra, and cities in Aceh.

Digital threats and opportunities for LGBT activists in Jordan Digital threats and opportunities for LGBT activists in Jordan

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Jordan

2016, 7 pages

This report explores online opportunities and challenges for LGBT people in Jordan, and how digital and traditional media coverage affects the LGBT Arab identity. Same sex relationships are legal in Jordan, but the LGBT community remains subject to discrimination and prejudice. Sexuality in general remains a taboo topic, and sexual expression outside the context of traditional marriage is condemned. Most Jordanians do not know any openly LGBT people and many dismiss homosexuality as part of a dangerous foreign agenda, aligned with Western thought and cultural imperialism. LGBT Jordanians are therefore often torn between their sexuality and their Muslim Arab identity.

Digital threats and opportunities for LGBT activists in Jordan Digital threats and opportunities for LGBT activists in Jordan

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Jordan

2016, 7 pages

This report explores online opportunities and challenges for LGBT people in Jordan, and how digital and traditional media coverage affects the LGBT Arab identity. Same sex relationships are legal in Jordan, but the LGBT community remains subject to discrimination and prejudice. Sexuality in general remains a taboo topic, and sexual expression outside the context of traditional marriage is condemned. Most Jordanians do not know any openly LGBT people and many dismiss homosexuality as part of a dangerous foreign agenda, aligned with Western thought and cultural imperialism. LGBT Jordanians are therefore often torn between their sexuality and their Muslim Arab identity.

Morocco: Situation of LGBT Persons Morocco: Situation of LGBT Persons

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Morocco

2017, 47 pages

This report by Danish Ministry of Immigration and Integration consists of the interviews conducted in 2016 and it reflects on the legislative framework relating to sexuality, LGBT-related violence, and examples of trials involving homosexuality in Morocco. 

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