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Vol 52 No 23

Published 18th November 2011

Perth pangs

The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, Western Australia, at the end of October attracted 1,500 delegates, 80 of them from China. British Prime Minister David Cameron’s threat to tie aid to lifting of homophobic legislation in Africa produced some drama but looked unlikely to be about to increase gay rights, which are not viewed as a human rights issue in most of the continent. In South Africa, however, gay rights are enshrined in the constitution.

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