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Columbia Law School Press Release: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Grant of Asylum, Highlighting Dangers for GLBT Individuals in Mauritania and Worldwide Columbia Law School’s Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic has won asylum in the United States for Ahmed A., a gay man who feared persecution because of his sexual orientation if he had […]

Tanya L. Domi is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University who teaches about human rights in Eurasia and is a Harriman Institute affiliated faculty member. Prior to teaching at Columbia, Domi worked internationally for more than a decade on issues related to democratic transitional development, including political and media development, human […]

Columbia Law School Press Release:  Columbia Law School’s Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic submitted a brief amicus curiae Friday to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on behalf of 60 global experts in sexual orientation, gender, and family law. The brief argues that the Chilean Supreme Court violated the American Convention on Human Rights when […]

Tanya L. Domi, an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, lived and worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1996 – 2000 to assist the country recover from war. During a research trip to Sarajevo in 2001 she broke the biggest story of her journalism career – a tale of high crimes, deceit and exploitation: (originally posted on The New […]

The hot water Anthony Weiner has found himself in after his on-line sexual antics were made public has revealed just how few members of Congress – or anyone for that matter – have his back.  Almost no one has stepped up to help the guy out, including his wife, who’s been out of the country […]

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By: Tanya Domi The UN Human Rights Council, represented by 85 countries from every region of the world, strongly condemned violence against LGBT persons and affirmed that human rights apply to gays and lesbians yesterday during its annual meeting in Geneva. The Council’s reiterated condemnation of violence perpetrated against LGBT persons was levied during the […]

Egyptian officials announced on Saturday that the state’s emergency laws might be lifted in six months. We’ll see. Since 1967, Egypt has spent all but five months under a declared “state of emergency” by which the regime has rationalized the outlawing of demonstrations, the use of indefinite detentions without trial, the extensive use of “security […]

The Human Rights Institute (HRI) of Columbia Law School will co-host a groundbreaking conference on gender, sexuality and women’s rights issues that will bring together leading scholars and advocates from over 20 countries in North, South, Central America and the Caribbean. The conference,  “Gender Justice in the Americas: A Transnational Dialogue on Sexuality, Violence, Reproduction […]

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