Mongolian Government plans to protect LGBTIs from hate crimes

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    Jun 23, 2014 4:02 PM GMT
    Mongolian Government plans to protect LGBTIs from hate crimes

    The Government of Mongolia is proposing to pass new laws protecting LGBTIs and ethnic minorities from hate crimes after a wave of attacks by neo-Nazis against vulnerable groups in recent years

    - See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mongolian-government-plans-protect-lgbtis-hate-crimes230614
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    Jun 23, 2014 10:13 PM GMT
    In June 2012, President Elbegdorj was honored as a Champion of the Earth for his commitment to environmental protection. The award came from the United Nations Environmental Programme. In July 2012, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Mongolia and commended Elbegdorj on his efforts to end corruption and on the country's democratic progress. In August 2012, Norov Altankhuyag assumed office as the country's new prime minister.

    Read more: Mongolia: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/country/mongolia.html?pageno=4#ixzz35VFYU7OD

    This is the approach Obama and Clinton should encourage.