Victimes de persécutions, les Mauriciens de la communauté LGBTQI contraints de quitter leur pays (Victims of persecution, Mauritians of the LGBTQI community forced to leave their country)

Story Author(s): Marie-Annick Savripène

News Source: L'express

Publication/Broadcast Date: December 16th, 2020

Country(ies): Mauritius

Original Source Link:
https://www.lexpress.mu/article/386486/victimes-persecutions-mauriciens-communaute-lgbtqi-contraints-quitter-leur-pays

Story Summary:

Despite some laws protecting them, Mauritian LGBT people are fleeing the country because of persecution. Government remains silent against this homophobic treatment.

Topics: Discrimination, Legislation, Migration, and Political or religious leaders' statements

LGBTQI+ Identities: "homosexuality" (abstract) and LGBTQI+ (broad unspecified SSOGIE coverage)

Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach is fair, balanced, objective, Language/terminology is accurate/inclusive, LGBTQI+A voices are sufficient, Research/context is factual and accurate, and Visuals/photos are affirming and relevant

Rating: 1

Rating Rationale:

This is an excellent article by Marie-Annick Savripène, who covers the LGBTQI+ community well.

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