Abadir M. Ibrahim


Dr. Abadir M. Ibrahim is the Associate Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. He is a lawyer, activist, and scholar in African human rights law. His current research interests encompass the intersections between global human rights normative structures and non-western cultural/religious institutions and traditions.

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On Binaries, Blind Spots, and Shades of Gray: The UN Report on LGBTQ+ Persons in Armed Conflict

“I'd prefer it if you shoot me in the head.” These were the words of a young gay man in Syria in 2015 who knew his fate was to be thrown from the roof of a high-rise building after being convicted by ISIS for sodomy. The persecution, targeting and rape of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans,…

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