LGBT rights by country or territory

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2014
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THE Ethiopian government is preparing to further strengthen its anti-gay laws this week, with a bill to make homosexual acts a non-pardonable offence. The country’s Council of Ministers has already endorsed the bill, which would add homosexual acts to a list of non-pardonable offences including corru...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 27th, 2014
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There’s confusion after Ethiopia’s Minister of Women, Children and Youth Affairs reportedly criticised Uganda’s President for passing his country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill – only for her Twitter account to then be deleted. The Huffington Post reports Zenebu Tadesse tweeted on Monday: “There is no pla...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 9th, 2013
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A Zambian activist has been arrested after arguing for gay rights to be respected as human rights, in a live TV appearance. Paul Kasonkomona was taken into custody by police who were waiting outside the studios of privately owned Muvi TV in the capital. He has been charged with “inciting the public t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 25th, 2012
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Kampala – Gay rights activists should be banned from holding meetings or standing up for their rights, a key Ugandan minister said Friday, ahead of a scheduled court appearance next week over allegations that he had impeded the exercise of gay rights. Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Apr 3rd, 2012
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Monrovia – An anti-gay organisation in Liberia is distributing a hit list and threatening to target the seven people one by one. Fliers with the names of the seven were put up over the weekend and signed by a group calling itself the Movement Against Gay’s in Liberia, or MOGAL. It’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Namibia
Dec 9th, 2011
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Windhoek – A gay rights group on Thursday condemned a physical assault on a black homosexual after he won a title in the first ever Mr Gay Namibia contest. Out-Right Namibia (ORN) said it “strongly condemns the homophobic, and what could be a politically motivated attack on the first ever...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 10th, 2011
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“We’re in a state of crises where our nation is literally ripping apart at the seams right now, and lawlessness is occurring from one nation to the other. And we’re seeing the fulfilment of the book of Judges here in our own time, where every man [is] doing that [which] is right in his own […]...