WHO WE SERVE

LGBT Individuals

Please see below for examples of the Center's public work involving LGBT individuals as part of the Clooney Foundation for Justice TrialWatch Initiative.

NIGERIA

Trial Observation Report: Mass Trial in Nigeria

The Center is monitored the case of 47 individuals charged with public displays of same-sex affection. The proceedings against the accused violated international and regional human rights standards.

UGANDA

Trial Observation Report: Criminal Proceedings Against the 67

The Center is monitoring the case of 67 individuals arrested in a raid on an LGBT friendly bar, charged with common nuisance. The totality of the facts indicates that the accused were arrested and prosecuted based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation.