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Turkey: Anti-LGBTQ display reflects nation's political shift

Sep. 23, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The 25-year-old translator by day and trans drag performer by night felt overwhelming panic and anxiety when several thousand demonstrators gathered and marched Sunday in Turkey to demand a ban on what they consider gay propaganda and to outlaw LGBTQ organizations. ...

Rights groups: Egypt should open civic space ahead of COP27

Jul. 12, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Several dozen organizations Tuesday called on Egypt to end its crackdown on civil society and allow people to exercise freedom of expression ahead of the Egypt-hosted U.N. summit on climate change. In a joint statement signed by 36 groups, including Amnesty...