Human rights activists urge action from gov’t on key areas

Local human rights activists recently met Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge and urged action on a number of concerns but Greenidge said that resource constraints hamper government from effectively addressing some issues.

In a statement, the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) reported that a delegation met Greenidge and Foreign Service Officers Jason Fields and Vonetta Victor last Friday, to follow up on the thematic hearing between the GEF and Guyana at the 154th period of sessions before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a year ago in March 2015.

Founded by the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) in May 2011, the GEF is a….