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Peter Keeley

Crown prosecutor Nerrisa Keay told the NSW Supreme Court today that injuries allegedly inflicted by three teenage boys caused the death of a Canberra man. Earlier, defence lawyers suggested that drugs contributed significantly to the death of Peter Keeley. A dog walker found 56-year-old Peter Keeley’s body in bushland in the small NSW town of …

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NSW will hold a special commission of inquiry into dozens of unsolved gay hate deaths. Supreme Court judge John Sackar will head an investigation into 88 unsolved murders committed against LGBTIQ+ people in Sydney from 1970 to 2010. Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich said he previously lobbied three different premiers for an inquiry without success. …

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Irish police yesterday charged 22-year-old Yousef Palani with the murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee. Palani allegedly killed both men and assaulted another after meeting them through Grindr hookups. The Irish Independent reported a large crowd gathered to watch as police transferred Yousef Palani from the Sligo station to the local courthouse. The Irish …

Tongan LGBTIQ+ activist poli kefu

Police took a man into custody on Saturday night following the murder of Tongan LGBTIQ+ activist Poli Kefu. The much-loved activist was president of the Tongan Leitis Association — a trans advocacy group. He also worked for the Tongan Red Cross Society. A suspect surrendered to police on Saturday night. A homicide investigation began earlier, …

homophobic attack

In yet another homophobic attack in England, two thugs attacked a lesbian in the city of Sunderland. As Charlie Graham walked to meet friends, two homophobes punched her from behind before throwing her to the ground. Charlie told The Mirror she wanted the photographs of her injuries shared. “[It’s] very important to me for my …

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Molotov cocktails were lobbed at the offices of Brazilian comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos on Christmas Eve. Earlier in December, the troupe released a Netflix film that portrays a gay Jesus Christ. After the bombs set the offices ablaze, a security guard managed to contain the flames. No one suffered any injury in the attack. …

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A long-awaited New South Wales parliamentary inquiry has been announced to examine gay hate crimes in Sydney over four decades, including the murders of 88 gay and transgender people, 30 of which remain unsolved. A cross-party committee will look at crimes between 1970 and 2010 and investigate the NSW Police and criminal justice system response …

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A review of 88 suspicious deaths in Sydney over three decades has found that 27 men were likely to have been the victims of gay hate crimes. Strike Force Parrabell was established in 2015 to review 88 deaths between 1976 and 2000 which researchers highlighted as having potential gay-hate bias motivation or connection with the …

Chechnya Gay Concentration Camps

Russian prosecutors claim to have launched a probe into human rights atrocities relating to the Chechen gay violence. This investigation will cover the abduction and torture of gay men in Chechnya, according to a government-owned news agency. However, an international outcry about the violence in the Russian region continues. Reports by Russian media and human …

gay hate crime

The judge sentences two homophobic murderers to life behind bars for beating a gay man to death in a Perth public toilet. Warren Gerard Batchelor, 48, died in hospital two days after the brutal gay hate crime in November 2013. Mark Taylor, 43, and Daniel Wade Jones, 37, must serve a minimum of 21 years …

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