U.N. Forum Praises LGBT Rights Advances in Developing Nations

By Josh Butler
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 2015 (IPS)

Speakers at a briefing on the treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Nazi Germany praised the advances made by developing nations in protecting gay rights.
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Human Rights Aren’t Wrong in Tough Times

By an IPS Correspondent
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 2015 (IPS)

In its annual report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said governments make a big mistake when they ignore human rights to counter serious security [...] Read more »

Missing Students Case Also Highlights Racism in Mexico

The mother tongue of Celso García, a 51-year-old indigenous Mexican, is Mixteca. As a boy, García, the father of one of the 43 students forcibly disappeared four months ago, had to learn Spanish to make his way in mainstream society in this [...] Read more »