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Parliamentarians From Africa & Arabia Threat to Block "Gay" Agenda at the 138th IPU

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The 138th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 24-28 March 2018. The agenda is rich and comprehensive, covering key issues such as strengthening the parliamentary contribution to the global compact for migration, sustaining peace as a vehicle for achieving sustainable development, tackling women’s underrepresentation in politics, engaging the private sector in the development of renewable energy, and building sustainable and resilient societies.Closely following the Inter Parliamentary Union summit which is ongoing at the United Nation Hq in geneva. The assembly gathers over 16000 members of parliament from all over the world.The IPU has this year concentrated on the World refugee crisis, Human rights, Conflicts & disasters and Advocating for & recognition of the SOGIE persons (LGBTIQQ+)
See highlights for interactive sessions and workshops on refugee protection, nuclear disarmament, WMDs and access to health care.The conference i…

Kenya: Gay Couple Trapped, Beaten and Arrested

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Two University gay students were on Monday night found in the act by villagers of Nyamage village, Kisii County -western kenya.Locals say that they have been knowing that the two were gay and they set a trap that night.
"They have been disturbing us here with their noises and every time we question them they become rude. That is how we decided to lay a trap and get hold of them," said Ms Everlyne Kwamboka, their neighbour.The angry residents started beating the two up but a good Samaritan who is an official at Kisii university rescued them.
Victor Nyambega a local, said that the two have been in a relationship for two years now.
"We have been seeing them for sometimes now. They behave like women especially the one playing the lady role," he said.Mr Hezron Bogonko, a security officer in the university arrested the two before handing them over to the guidance and counselling department in the school.An official in the school who requested for anonymity as he is not sup…

UNHCR to Set up University for Refugees

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Masinde Muliro University in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees plans to establish a campus in Turkana. The host community has donated land for the institution at Nakoyo in Turkana West near Kakuma and Kalobeyei refugee camps.Speaking during the ground breaking ceremony on 27th/feb/2018, Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro and Turkana West MP Daniel Epuyo requested the university to prioritise courses on water technology and irrigation.