Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill

By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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By Jörg Wiegratz Much has already been written about the standoff between Uganda and the West on the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. For various analytical takes concerning the drivers, characteristics and repercussions of the bill see for instance here, here, here, and here. Given limited s...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2014
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Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital. Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase the public demonization of gays, following new legislation in Uganda and Nigeria this year that increased penalties for homosexual acts. Ethiopia’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 27th, 2014
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Ethiopian Minister for Women, Children and Youth Affairs has claimed that a series of pro-gay tweets sent from her Twitter account after Uganda further criminalized homosexuality were posted by a hacker. ‘There is no place for hate, discrimination in my beloved Africa. It’s not Government’s business ...
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 East Africa
Jan 14th, 2013
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(Editor’s note: Peter Tatchell’s blog first appeared on Huffington Post UK, and the human rights campaigner then submitted it to SDGLN.) Amid fears that Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” Anti-Homosexuality Bill will soon be revived in parliament, the country’s Prime Minister, Amama Mbaba...
By benim
In East Africa
May 13th, 2011
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Kampala – Uganda’s parliament on Friday shelved an anti-gay bill that would have imposed the death penalty for certain homosexual acts after the United States slammed the proposed legislation as “odious”. Lawmakers had been due to debate the legislation calling for capital pun...
By benim
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Nov 1st, 2010
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Kampala’s Rolling Stone published names, addresses and photos along with call for hangings. A Ugandan judge has ordered a Kampala newspaper to stop publishing photographs, names and addresses of gay people after a campaign group sought a legal injunction. Rolling Stone published a list of peopl...
By benim
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Nov 1st, 2010
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A second list revealing the names of ten allegedly gay and lesbian Ugandans has been published in one of the country’s tabloids. This is the second list of its kind to be published in Rolling Stone, a local Ugandan newspaper not affiliated with the US music magazine. The first article, publishe...