Tag Archives: human rights

Advocacy under fire: pushing for change on LGBT issues in Zambia


Democracy in Africa have been in contact with LGBT activists in Zambia who have been in hiding in recent months, fearing persecution from the police and other state officials. Here, one of the activists shares their perspective on the current situation in country.  

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Violating the rights of deportees: why some deportations to African states amount to refoulement

Democracy in Africa

In today’s mobile world, questions of rights and democracy cannot be limited to the borders of nation states. In this article, Leana Podeszfa and Friederike Vetter explore the human rights abuses that can occur when failed asylum seekers from Africa are returned to their country of origin. Leana Podeszfa is a graduate of the MPhil […]

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