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Themes Archives: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Indonesia: ICJ submits report to the CEDAW Committee on Indonesia’s discriminatory laws and practices towards women

Today, the International Commission of Jurists made a submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) in view of its forthcoming review on Indonesia’s implementation of and compliance with its obligations under CEDAW in light of the State party’s eighth periodic report under Article 18 of the Convention. (more…)

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ICJ concerned that the MultiChoice Group claims it is “not in the position to take actions” against Emmanuel TV for discriminatory ‘Conversion Therapy’ Clips

In May 2021 the ICJ wrote to The MultiChoice Group in South Africa urging it to suspend Emmanuel TV on any of the DSTV platforms for broadcasting televangelist Pastor TB Joshua’s multiple video clips ostensibly depicting violent ‘conversion therapy’ and hate speech against LGBT persons amounting to discrimination and human rights abuses. MultiChoice responded that […]

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The ICJ asks Multichoice Group to immediately suspend Emmanuel TV for broadcasting violent “conversion therapy” by Pastor TB Joshua

In a letter of 3 May, the ICJ called on the Non-Executive Chair of the Multichoice Group, and the board of directors to immediately suspend Emmanuel TV on any of the DSTV platforms for broadcasting of televangelist Pastor TB Joshua’s multiple video clips ostensibly depicting a violent ‘conversion therapy’ and hate speech against LGBT persons […]

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