Ulrike Lunacek, MEP and V-P of the European Parliament applauds HDT's research

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Criminalising Homosexuality: Irreconcilable with Good Governance

Our series of notes highlight how crucial decriminalisation is for states to prosper and uphold their core democratic principles. They demonstrate the variety of lenses through which criminalisation's damaging effects can be seen, from exacerbating HIV to harming businesses to undermining the rule of law.

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Condemns Criminalisation

In a ground-breaking report, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan Mendez, recognises that the criminalisation of homosexuality leads to violence with impunity against LGBT people.

Read the article in the Guardian.

See our briefing on the report or the full UN report