UN: Ukraine must rethink anti-gay law

UN: Ukraine must rethink anti-gay law

Kiev : Ukraine | Oct 05, 2012 at 4:10 PM PDT
Source: Charlotte Observer Online
Views: Pending
The U.N.'s human rights office has urged Ukraine to rethink a much-criticized bill that envisions jail time for people who disseminate positive information about gays. A spokesman for the U.N. human rights commissioner, Rupert Colville, said Friday that the law "is clearly discriminatory and runs... FULL ARTICLE AT Charlotte Observer Online
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Credibility
  • Wait... Flag

News Stories

  • Ukraine Draft Law Banning Homosexual References

    On Tuesday, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted, at first reading, a draft law, which introduces anti-homosexuality amendments into four existing laws, as well as into Ukraine's criminal code. Rupert Colville, said the draft law is clearly...
  • Dozens hurt in 7 crashes on southbound I-75

      Charlotte Observer Online
    The Florida Highway Patrol reported Friday evening that 52 people were transported to area hospitals after at least 12 crashes involving 47 vehicles on southbound Interstate 75. The collisions occurred Friday afternoon near the border of Sarasota and...
  • UN removes Saudi businessman from blacklist

      Charlotte Observer Online
    Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida removed a Saudi businessman from its blacklist Friday...Ambassador Peter Wittig, said that Yasin al-Qadi had been de-listed, following a recommendation by the blacklist's ombudsman to...

More From Allvoices

Most Commented Reports

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.