Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

The 10th Annual Human Rights Film Series at American University presented Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai on Thursday, October 15, 2009. The documentary provides an intriguing perspective on the Green Belt Movement, started by Nobel Peace Prize winner…

Nigeria Attempts To Criminalize Same-Sex Marriage

On March 11, 2009, the Nigerian National Assembly held a public hearing on the Same Gender Marriage (Prohibition) Bill, proposed in 2008. What captured most headlines was the demonstration by hundreds of young LGBT men and women organized by the…