Press Releases

Threat to charitable status of human rights organisations

18 November 2013   United Kingdom

Press release: Immediate release 18 November 2013

Concerns are raised across the voluntary sector as the Human Dignity Trust (HDT) is forced to appeal a decision

Human Dignity Trust appeals for charitable status

04 October 2013   United Kingdom

"We are disappointed to have received this decision on our application to register as a charity. The decision is contrary to the advice we have received from leading charity lawyers and we will be

Caleb Orozco Fights to Uphold his Dignity and Rights in Belize

02 May 2013   Belize

On 7 May 2013, the Chief Justice of Belize, sitting in the Supreme Court, will hear a groundbreaking challenge brought by Caleb Orozco, Executive President of the United Belize Advocacy Movement (U

Challenge to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus

06 February 2012   Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

A legal challenge has been lodged at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus – the last place in the Council of Europe where being gay is

The Launch of the Human Dignity Trust

24 November 2011

The launch of the Trust took place at the House of Lords on 17th November 2011. It was hosted by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Smith of Finsbury.

One step closer to justice: Inter-American human rights body to examine Jamaica’s homophobic laws

01 January 1970   Jamaica


15 October 2018

The Human Dignity Trust (HDT) welcomes a recent decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to accept the admissibi

Belize government’s limited appeal of decriminalisation ruling proceeds while LGBT community stands firm in their rights

01 January 1970   Belize


The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment after arguments in the Orozco v Attorney General appeal hearing took place in Belize City on 29 October 2018.

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