Friday, 7 June 2013 - 6:06pm
The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) hosted a press conference today, June 7, 2013 to promote its 10th anniversary celebration and concert called “SASOD at 10: Nhojj & Friends on Stage,” which will be held at the Side Walk Café, Middle Street, Georgetown, tonight at 8:00pm.
Thursday, 6 June 2013 - 2:19pm
The Honourable Chief Justice, Mr. Ian Chang, sitting in the Constitutional Court, heard full arguments from lawyers acting on behalf of the applicants – Quincy McEwan, Seon Clarke, Joseph Fraser, Seyon Persaud and the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) – as well as a response from the State, on Tuesday June 4, 2013. This is an important case that will help to determine the implications of the commitment made in the Guyana Constitution to “eliminating every form of discrimination.”
Attorney, Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St Augustine and co-coordinator of the Faculty of Law UWI Rights Advocacy Project (U-RAP), Dr. Arif Bulkan, and Gino Persaud appeared for the applicants.