LGBTI community faces systematic attempt to stifle its voice

Listen /

Charles Radcliffe. UN File Photo/Cia Pak

The international community of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex people faces a systematic attempt to stifle their right to voice an opinion; that's according to Charles Radcliffe from the UN human rights office (OHCHR).

His comments came after 11 civil society organisations representing LGBTI and other marginalized communities were refused permission to attend a forthcoming United Nations conference on HIV and AIDS.

It's reported that 51 UN Member States objected to their participation.

Daniel Dickinson asked Mr Radcliffe for his reaction to the decision.

Duration: 2'42"

Filed under Today's Features.
UN News Update
UN News Update
Updated Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

       

 

January 2018
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031