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Suraj Girijashanker is a David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellow at the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality, based in Beirut, and at OutRight Action International, in New York. He is studying law at Columbia University.

  •  May 27, 2019 
Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities faced by LGBTQ people in the Middle East and North Africa, or Mena, region. Activists there, however, are navigating the UN human-rights system as …

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