Human Rights Watch: Netherlands violates transgender rights

Dutch civil law violates the human rights of transgender people. That is the conclusion of a report published by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday. The Dutch government is urged to change the law without delay. Article 28 of the Dutch civil code requires transgender people to take hormones and undergo surgery to alter their bodies and be permanently and irreversibly sterilized …

Minister Seeks to 'Rid' Western Ghana of 'Homosexuals'

Ghana’s Western Region Minister, Paul Evans Aidoo MP has ordered the immediate arrest of all homosexuals in the country’s west. Aidooo has tasked Ghana’s Bureau of National Investigations and security forces to round up the country’s gay population and has called on landlords and tenants to inform on people they suspect of being homosexuals. “All efforts are being made to …