African and European LGBT Organizations Call on All States to Fight Homophobia and to Adopt the Yogyakarta Principles, Lisbon Dec 8/9


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African and European LGBT organizations call on all States to fight homophobia and to adopt the Yogyakarta Principles.

Dear friends,

On occasion of the Summit which will gather heads of states from the European Union and from Africa on December 8 and 9 in Lisbon, ILGA, Pan Africa ILGA and ILGA Europe join Solidarité Internationale LGBT to issue the following press release aimed at protesting against State Sponsored Homophobia on the African continent.

We invite LGBT groups from Europe and Africa as well as international NGOs to sign this statement. Please send your agreement to

Les associations LGBT africaines et européennes demandent à tous les États de combattre l’homophobie et d’adopter les Principes de Jogjakarta.

Chères amies, chers amis,

A l’occasion du sommet qui réunira les chefs d’Etats de l’Union européenne et d’Afrique à Lisbonne les 8 et 9 Décembre prochains, ILGA, Pan Africa ILGA et ILGA Europe s’unissent à Solidarité Internationale LGBT pour diffuser le communiqué de presse ci-joint qui vise à protester contre l’homophobie d’état sur le continent africain.

Nous invitons les groupes LGBT d’Europe et d’Afrique ainsi que les ONGs internationales à signer cette déclaration. Envoyez votre accord à

Philipp Braun & Rosanna Flamer-Caldera
ILGA International Lesbian and Gay Association

Patricia Prendiville
ILGA Europe

Danilo Da Silva & Linda Baumann
Pan Africa ILGA

Philippe Colomb
Solidarité Internationale LGBT / Inter-LGBT


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