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“I do not shake hands with my oppressors” – Norton

Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Tuesday night vowed to continue refusing to shake President Irfaan Ali’s hands, alleging that his administration was responsible for discriminatory access to lands, extra judicial killings and unequal access to Guyana’s wealth. A day after he ignored Dr Ali’s outstretched hand at the Emancipation Day celebration in New Amsterdam, Mr Norton defended his decision. “I ...

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Argentina says Guyana’s LGBTI community needs receptive police, hate crime laws

Argentina, which chairs the 40-nation Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) that fights for the human rights of gays and bisexuals, wants Guyanese police to make reporting hate crimes easier and for the South American nation to pass legislation outlawing such crimes. The need for such measures was contained in a letter to prominent Guyanese gay rights activist, Joel Simpson, who alleged ...

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