HRC among 170 letter signatories
Church teaching about homosexuality remains unchanged
Upwards of 600 LGBTQ activists in attendance
Avaz Shikhmammadov-Hafizli victim of a so-called honor killing
Pandemic prompted organizers to postpone event
The US is among statement signatories
Law enforcement response 'scandalous double standard'
Election has 'far-reaching implications' for LGBTQ people
Biden 'committed to support the international LGBT+ struggle'
Activists described practice as a human rights violation