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Rainbow Railroad wants more help for Afghans News
by CP 24
Rainbow Railroad wants more help for Afghans
Rainbow Railroad's Executive Director continues to urge the Canadian government to directly assist LGBTQI+ Afghans facing egregious human rights abuses.
November 9, 2021
29 LGBTQ Afghan refugees have made it the the UK, thanks to Toronto's Rainbow Railroad News
by CBC Radio Metro Morning
29 LGBTQ Afghan refugees have made it the the UK, thanks to Toronto’s Rainbow Railroad
Executive Director Kimahli Powell joined CBC Metro Morning with Ismaila Alfa to discuss our recent operations in Afghanistan and how we need the Canadian government to step up now.
Nov. 2, 2021
Canadian NGO is helping LGBTQ Afghans get to safety. But Ottawa is sitting on sidelines News
by The Globe & Mail
Canadian NGO is helping LGBTQ Afghans get to safety. But Ottawa is sitting on sidelines
It's time for Ottawa to stop making excuses and to get an underground railroad up and running for some of the most vulnerable people in Afghanistan.
Oct. 29, 2021
Toronto charity helps airlift group of LGBTQ people out of Afghanistan News
by CBC News
Toronto charity helps airlift group of LGBTQ people out of Afghanistan
After months of partnership development and direct advocacy to the U.K. government, Rainbow Railroad assisted 29 Afghan nationals to safety in the U.K. It's hoped they will be the first of many.
Oct. 29, 2021
Rainbow Railroad and ORAM Release Report on LGBTQI+ Refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya News
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad and ORAM Release Report on LGBTQI+ Refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya
Minneapolis, MN (20 October 2021), New York, NY: Rainbow Railroad and ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration today announced the publication of an in-depth research report...
Oct. 20, 2021
LGBT History Month: A Celebration Of Our History News
by In Magazine
LGBT History Month: A Celebration Of Our History
Rainbow Railroad helped Elton to safety in Canada in 2018. To mark LGBT History Month, he penned this reflective piece in In Magazine.
October 1, 2021
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