Daily Court Reporter - News IBAHRI calls on Bermuda, the UK and Commonwealth countries to protect LGBTI rights
IBAHRI calls on Bermuda, the UK and Commonwealth countries to protect LGBTI rights
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) today published three detailed letters sent on 21 June 2018 to the Premier of Bermuda, the then Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Secretary-General (SG) of the Commonwealth of Nations condemning the efforts of the legislature of Bermuda to reverse the Supreme Court of Bermuda’s 2017 decision regarding same-sex marriage. The letters also express concern at the general lack of support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, collectively referred to as the LGBTI community, in the country.
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Date Published: September 20, 2018