Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrei Kelin criticized the sanctions, imposed by the UK, the US and a number of other countries against Syria, calling these sanctions morally bankrupt and unacceptable. These restrictive measures not only put obstacles to the economic recovery, but also prevent essential purchases of pharmaceuticals, medical and construction equipment. This is morally corrupt and unacceptable," Kelin said at an online conference on Syria, organized by the European Centre for the Study of Extremism. The diplomat reminded about the aid, provided by Russia, including the 4, tonnes of humanitarian cargo, delivered since , as well as the comprehensive strategic program of bilateral cooperation, currently in development.
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Around the world, people are under attack for who they love, how they dress, and ultimately for who they are. In too many countries, being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex LGBTI means living with daily discrimination. From name-calling and bullying, to being denied a job or appropriate healthcare, the range of unequal treatment faced is extensive and damaging. It can also be life-threatening. In all too many cases, LGBTI people are harassed in the streets, beaten up and sometimes killed, simply because of who they are. Many intersex people around the world are forced to undergo dangerous, invasive and completely unnecessary surgeries that can cause life-long physical and psychological side effects.
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Homophobia, stigma negative and usually unfair beliefs , and discrimination unfairly treating a person or group of people against gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men still exist in the United States and can negatively affect the health and well-being of this community. These negative beliefs and actions can affect the physical and mental health of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, whether they seek and are able to get health services, and the quality of the services they may receive. Such barriers to health must be addressed at different levels of society, such as health care settings, work places, and schools to improve the health of gay and bisexual men throughout their lives.
The Obama administration announced a rule last week that threatens to strip federal contracts from religious relief organizations and charities that adhere to traditional views of gender and sexuality, continuing a trend of governmental hostility toward religion. National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice said the rule prohibits organizations that contract with the U. Agency for International Development from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the administration of aid. Rice said in a speech at American University last week on the state of gay rights around the world.