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BurundiPersecution based upon Sexual Orientation
BurundiPersecution based upon Sexual Orientation     By Hannah, Harrison, Nart, and Victoria
By Hannah, Harrison, Nart, and Victoria
Above: Johnson, a member of Burundi’s gay assosiation, was kicked out of his home and his father won’t even shake his hand...
Background
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT)  people of Burundi are being abused by their families and f...
Burundi• Burundi’s   President is Pierre Nkurunziza• Maps   of Burundi
LGBT video
LGBT video• http://www.hrw.org/en/features/forbidden-gays-and-lesbians- burundi
UDHR violations•   Article 1.    •   All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and        rights. They are endow...
• Article     2.    •   Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set        forth in this Declaration, without ...
•   Article 3.    •   Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person•   All people deserve to have securit...
•   Article 5.    •   No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or        degrading treatment or punishmen...
•   Article 16.    •   (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to        race, nationality or religion, ...
Recommended solution
Recommended solution• Some   solutions to the violations of human rights could be: • Othercountries become involved and re...
Two gay boys being hungThese two young men are being hung because of their sexuality.
A gay man being whippedA gay man is being whipped in the streets by an officer or                    another citizen.
officers persecuting a civilianA man is being arrested on the street for being gay.
Burundian lesbianThis is a picture showing the whipping and torture that lesbians                           go through.
Works cited•   http://www.hrw.org/en/features/forbidden-gays-and-lesbians-burundi•   http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files...
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    1. 1. BurundiPersecution based upon Sexual Orientation
    2. 2. BurundiPersecution based upon Sexual Orientation By Hannah, Harrison, Nart, and Victoria
    3. 3. By Hannah, Harrison, Nart, and Victoria
    4. 4. Above: Johnson, a member of Burundi’s gay assosiation, was kicked out of his home and his father won’t even shake his hand when they see eachother
    5. 5. Background
    6. 6. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends
    7. 7. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends• The government passed a law that made it illegal to be a LGBT
    8. 8. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends• The government passed a law that made it illegal to be a LGBT• Burundi’s president and parliament passed legislation criminalizing the homosexual acts in November 2008
    9. 9. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends• The government passed a law that made it illegal to be a LGBT• Burundi’s president and parliament passed legislation criminalizing the homosexual acts in November 2008• These people can go to jail for up to two years
    10. 10. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends• The government passed a law that made it illegal to be a LGBT• Burundi’s president and parliament passed legislation criminalizing the homosexual acts in November 2008• These people can go to jail for up to two years• They may also have to pay a large fine
    11. 11. Background• Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered(LGBT) people of Burundi are being abused by their families and friends• The government passed a law that made it illegal to be a LGBT• Burundi’s president and parliament passed legislation criminalizing the homosexual acts in November 2008• These people can go to jail for up to two years• They may also have to pay a large fine• They are discriminated by their peers at school and work
    12. 12. Burundi• Burundi’s President is Pierre Nkurunziza• Maps of Burundi
    13. 13. LGBT video
    14. 14. LGBT video• http://www.hrw.org/en/features/forbidden-gays-and-lesbians- burundi
    15. 15. UDHR violations• Article 1. • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.• Article 1 corresponds to the LGBT abuses in Burundi because the LGBT population is not free or equal in dignity or rights• There is no brotherhood • They are beaten, mistreated, fired from work, and kicked out of their homes because of their sexual orientation
    16. 16. • Article 2. • Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self- governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.• Article 2 states that all people are entitled to the rights in the declaration and the LGBT population in Burundi is being denied these rights
    17. 17. • Article 3. • Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person• All people deserve to have security, but the LGBT population does not because of their sexuality• This goes against Article 3 because it isn’t everyone
    18. 18. • Article 5. • No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.• Gays and Lesbians in Burundi are being abused and kicked out of their homes• Being abused and mistreated by the community is inhuman, degrading, and cruel
    19. 19. • Article 16. • (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution. • (2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses. • (3) The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.• The laws in Burundi prevent LGBT from marrying each other, which is a direct violation of this article
    20. 20. Recommended solution
    21. 21. Recommended solution• Some solutions to the violations of human rights could be: • Othercountries become involved and request that there are equal rights for all people of Burundi
    22. 22. Two gay boys being hungThese two young men are being hung because of their sexuality.
    23. 23. A gay man being whippedA gay man is being whipped in the streets by an officer or another citizen.
    24. 24. officers persecuting a civilianA man is being arrested on the street for being gay.
    25. 25. Burundian lesbianThis is a picture showing the whipping and torture that lesbians go through.
    26. 26. Works cited• http://www.hrw.org/en/features/forbidden-gays-and-lesbians-burundi• http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/features/burundi_widget_english/burundi_widget_english.html• http://www.365gay.com/news/burundi-criminalizes-homosexuality/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Burundi
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