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Europe may impose sanctions on states discriminating against LGBTI

ACP EU

The European Parliament adopted a report in which it calls for inclusion of non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in a future agreement with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states, yesterday (Thursday). According to the European Parliament sanctions should follow for those states failing to respect human rights clauses. The Parliament which is elected by citizens ...

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EU importance to LGBTI rights stressed by Sturgeon’s veto call

Nicola Sturgeon

A call by Nicola Sturgeon, the incoming first minister, for safeguarding Scotland’s place in the European Union (EU) if the UK votes to leave it, has sparked a debate on how it might be achieved and highlighting its importance to LGBTI rights. Sturgeon said it would be “democratically indefensible” for Scotland to be taken out of EU against its will, during ...

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