Peter Tatchell is Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, which campaigns for human rights the UK and worldwide: www.PeterTatchellFoundation.org His personal biography can be viewed here: www.petertatchell.net/biography.htm

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Law
11 November 2009
Whenever Gordon Brown decides to call the general election, one thing is certain: the party elected to power, like all...
Human Rights
29 January 2009
There are many books that have influenced the way I see the world. One that stands out is Animal Liberation (1975) by...
Human Rights
11 September 2008
Two leading human rights campaigners from Pakistani-occupied Balochistan are awaiting trial in London on charges of...
Human Rights
07 August 2008
Campaigners who highlight China's appalling human rights record are sometimes accused of trying to force "western...
Human Rights
04 June 2007
On Sunday 27 May, in Moscow, I witnessed the latest assault on human rights in Russia. A tiny, peaceful Gay Pride march...
Human Rights
23 April 2007
Remaining in the closet reinforces the idea that there is something shameful about being gay and that we are a tiny,...
Human Rights
29 May 2006
Gay Iraqis are claiming a rare success following a decision by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani to remove from his...
Politics
06 February 2006
Compared to the upfront coming out of other gay MPs such as Alan Duncan and Angela Eagle, the manner of Simon Hughes's...
Human Rights
19 December 2005
Britain's asylum system is out of control and ministers preside over a regime of corrupt-ion and inhumanity. I know....
UK Politics
11 April 2005
If Labour was expecting support from the gay community at the general election, it may be in for a nasty shock. Gay...
Politics
24 January 2005
The Mayor of London is a man hard to shift - even, it seems, when he can see all the evidence is stacked against him....
Human Rights
10 January 2005
Though tolerance was the theme of the Queen's Christmas message, it was apparently confined to those of diverse "race,...
Human Rights
04 October 2004
It is like living in Afghanistan under the Taliban," says Richard, a 28-year-old gay Jamaican. "I wake up in the...
Politics
09 August 2004
The government is determined to ensure the expansion of animal research, arguing that investment, jobs and medical...
Human Rights
19 July 2004
The battle-cry of women's liberation was hijacked this month by Muslim fundamentalists to disguise an agenda that...

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