LGBTI community faces systematic attempt to stifle its voice

19 May 2016

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”


♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic.
♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.