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28April2017
Le Space, Rue de la Clé 26, 1000 Brussel
The next MerhaBar will be held at "Le Space" - a cosy and intimate hangout where everyone is open minded. Come and taste our oriental pastries, and warm yourself with a glass of mint tea in a relaxed atmosphere with laid-back music.
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27April2017

Rainbowhouse Brussels, Rue du Marché au Charbon 42, 1000 Bruxelles
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28April2017

Le Space, Rue de la Clé 26, 1000 Brussel
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News

Forced "anal tests" are used in Tunisia to prove people are gay. They have no scientific value and are a form of sexual abuse. We call on you to sign this petition to ban this horrible practice!

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As part of its celebrations of the Human Rights Day in december 2016, Mesahat Foundation for Sexual and Gender Diversity launched its publication "LGBT Voices from Sudan". The publication documents violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity against sexual and gender minorities in Sudan.

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Tanzeem Itehad-e-Ummat issued a Fatwa titled, “Nikkah of Khawaja Sira is Permissible under the Islamic Law”.  The fatwa provides clarity on the religious organisation’s interpretation of Islamic values as they relate to the rights of intersex persons. On 30th June, 2016, at the request of the Executive Director of NAZ Pakistan, Qasim Iqbal, Maulana Muhammad Zia ul Haq Naqshbandi and 8 other members of Tanzeem Itehad-e-Ummat in Lahore had a meeting with NAZ Pakistan. The purpose of the meeting was to understand the terms of the fatwa to clarify any kind of misconception.

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On Sunday, June 12, 2016,  Omar Mateen killed 50 people and injured 53 others in a Gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In this statement, the Mesahat foundation for gender and sexual diversity working in the Nile Valley (Egypt and Sudan) reacts to the deadliest shooting in American history, which has led to a global wave of grief and rage. 

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