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Added on: 04/07/2024
The Ugandan court that endorsed the nation’s 2023 “Kill the Gays” law drew inspiration from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 decision overturning its previous Roe v. Wade…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
The scar on Steven Kabuye’s right arm runs over a foot long. At the base of his torso, a small puncture wound marks where a knife almost…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
The ripple effects of Dobbs continue to emerge in unexpected places — and to threaten other civil liberties. Yesterday, Uganda’s constitutional court, the country’s second-highest judicial body,…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan gay rights activists asked the international community to mount more pressure on the government of Uganda to repeal an anti-gay law which the…

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Added on: 04/04/2024
04/03/2024
Uganda’s Constitutional Court has rejected a petition seeking to annul an anti-gay law that has been roundly condemned internationally as one of the toughest in the world. The court…

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Added on: 04/03/2024
04/02/2024
Uganda’s constitutional court is due on Wednesday to deliver a verdict on a petition seeking to annul the country’s tough Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), a lawyer for the…

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Added on: 03/29/2024
03/28/2024
Last week, in another blow to freedoms of association and expression in Uganda, a Ugandan court rejected a petition brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading group advocating for the rights of…

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Added on: 03/28/2024
In what looks like a deliberate bid to redirect intense public scrutiny away from grave allegations implicating her in a seemingly multibillion-shilling corruption scandal, Uganda Parliament speaker…

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Added on: 03/28/2024
03/27/2024
WASHINGTON | The U.S. National Security Council met with Ugandan LGBTQ rights activist Frank Mugisha on Monday, according to a spokesperson who reaffirmed America’s opposition to civil…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
American homophobe and extremist Ayo Kimathi is in Uganda to promote hate against the LGBTQI+ community in support of the Anti- Homosexuality Act (AHA) 2023. Kimathi touched…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
Last week, in another blow to freedoms of association and expression in Uganda, a Ugandan court rejected a petition brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading group advocating for the rights of…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
03/13/2024
KAMPALA, March 12 (Reuters) – A Ugandan court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by an LGBT advocacy group seeking to compel the government to register it, a…

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Added on: 03/13/2024
03/12/2024
A Ugandan court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by a gay rights group seeking government registration, ruling that it aimed to promote “unlawful” activities. The Court of…

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Added on: 03/10/2024
The United States has expanded the number of Ugandan officials who are denied visas because of their anti-LGBTQ stance. The Guardian reported: US denies visa to Ugandan…

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Added on: 03/07/2024
03/06/2024
The Ugandan MP Sarah Achieng Opendi, who called for homosexuals to be castrated during a parliamentary debate on the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ+ laws has been denied a visa to attend…

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Added on: 03/03/2024
03/02/2024
Led by motorcycle riders draped in rainbow colours and dressed in multicolour costumes, more than 3,000 people on Saturday took part in Cape Town’s annual Gay Pride…

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Added on: 02/25/2024
As human rights defenders inside and outside of Uganda await a Constitutional Court ruling on petitions challenging the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) 2023, the backers of the cruel…

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Added on: 02/24/2024
Human rights activists based in and outside Uganda have petitioned the government of the United Kingdom, urging it to cancel an invitation to Anita Among, Speaker of…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/04/2024
02/02/2024
Rights groups expect Uganda’s Constitutional Court to issue a verdict imminently on an appeal against the strict anti-LGBTQ+ law the country passed last year that imposed the…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
Facing stiff criticism from Western countries for its harsh new anti-gay law, Uganda has taken on a three-year chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), a global body of…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/22/2024
Uganda’s heavily criticised Anti-Homosexuality Act could pose a major threat to the country’s efforts to prevent the spread of HIV. When the Anti-Homosexuality Act was enacted last year, the…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
Supporters have donated more than $5,000 to help Ugandan LGBTQ+ rights activist Steven Kabuye, who was hospitalized in critical condition after he was repeatedly stabbed by anti-gay…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
In a new briefing looking at 12 African countries, Amnesty documented how legal systems were increasingly weaponised in the past year to systematically target and discriminate against…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/08/2024
Kabuye, who is the executive director of the advocacy group Colored Voice Truth to LGBTQ was left in a critical condition in hospital after he was “stabbed to…

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Added on: 01/04/2024
01/03/2024
KAMPALA, Jan 3 (Reuters) – A prominent LGBT rights activist in Uganda, where sexual minorities say they have faced a wave of abuse since a harsh anti-gay…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
United States President Joe Biden has officially removed Uganda and three other African countries from the beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), effectively ending…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
01/01/2024
US lawmakers are embroiled in a contentious debate over Uganda’s anti-gay legislation, highlighting the intricate dance between human rights advocacy, international relations, and the respect for national…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
Every once in a while, the right in the U.S. can’t help but look longingly at countries where repression of LGBTQ is a matter of law. But…

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
With Uganda’s controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act being challenged in court, Biden-Harris administration officials are vowing to continue holding the African nation accountable, even as the United States simultaneously…