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UN / LGBTI HUMAN RIGHTS

Human rights activist Thandeka Mkhuma tells her story as a rape survivor and as a lesbian living in South Africa. UNTV

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UN / SPORT HOMOPHOBIA

Speaking about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia and the World Cup in Qatar, tennis legend Martina Navratilova tells UNifeed that the more you try to suppress a group of people, the more attention you will call to it and "eventually you will lose because you're on the wrong side of history." UNTV

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SOUTH AFRICA / MANDELA AIDS CONFERENCE

The 17th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa and is due to close tomorrow, 11 December. The largest AIDS conference in Africa took place as the country mourned and celebrated Nelson Mandela, a passionate AIDS advocate.  UNAIDS

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UN / SOMALIA

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Nicholas Kay told the Security Council today (10 December) that two crises in Mogadishu had posed significant challenges in the last months. First, the voting out of the Prime Minister which had slowed progress on vital state-building tasks, and second, the resignation of the [...]

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GENEVA / SYRIA CAR REFUGEES

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says that the needs of the Syrian people remain immense and the amount of aid that the agency has been able to deliver is still nowhere near enough. On the Central African Republic, the agency says  more than half a million of people have been displaced within the country since [...]

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SOMALIA / HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

The Somali Federal Government marked Human Rights Day with an event held at the Mogadishu Central Prison, among others, where the importance of the rights to education, health and protection of individual rights was expressed. AU UN IST

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