Kaieteur News

News Report: Homophobic Lyrics Infringe on Right to Life

The right to privacy secured under (Article 10) is denied by Section 351 of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act which seeks to criminalise sexual activity between consenting male adults and which is preserved as an offence like rape.

Editorial: South Africa Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

The news that the South African parliament has voted to legalise same sex marriages is encouraging. This, at a time when South Africa faces serious problems with crime, the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and poverty, demonstrates the commitment to human rights even as, in other places, homophobic leaders try to turn energies to preventing rights of gay and lesbian citizens while ignoring issues such as poverty and poor governance.