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Added on: 05/07/2023
04/06/2023
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, if signed into law, could lead to the withdrawal of foreign aid and threaten goals to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, advocates warn. Uganda’s parliament…

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Added on: 05/03/2023
05/02/2023
Uganda’s parliament on Tuesday passed one of the world’s strictest anti-LGBTQ bills mostly unchanged, including provision for long jail terms and the death penalty, after the president…

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Added on: 05/01/2023
04/30/2023
Africa is not deterred by the veiled threats of withdrawal of investments and international aid, Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has said. He noted that those threats and…

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Added on: 04/30/2023
04/29/2023
In a quiet pocket of Kampala, Uganda, the sound of singing cuts through the Sunday morning silence. The harmonising voices are part of the Adonai Inclusive Christian…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has asked lawmakers to make clear in a proposed anti-homosexuality law that it is not criminal to merely identify as gay, as part…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
The UK government has been helping to fund the work of a virulently homophobic religious organisation in Uganda, whose leaders have backed a proposed law that would…

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Added on: 04/25/2023
04/24/2023
Gay Ugandans are fleeing the country as the government’s Anti-Homosexuality Act moves closer to becoming law. “The government and the people of Uganda are against our existence,”…

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Added on: 04/21/2023
04/20/2023
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni supports a bill containing some of the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ legislation but will send it back to parliament for “strengthening”, the ruling party’s…

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Added on: 04/20/2023
A Ugandan woman was granted refugee status Wednesday following a district court ruling last month ordering the government to do so over fears she could be persecuted…

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Added on: 04/20/2023
04/19/2023
A group of leading global scientists and academics have signed an open letter urging Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to veto a hardline bill criminalizing homosexuality in the…

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Added on: 04/18/2023
04/17/2023
Full interview with Ugandan LGBTQ activist Frank Mugisha about a draconian new anti-gay bill the country is on the verge of imposing, which makes it a crime…

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Added on: 04/16/2023
04/15/2023
Frank Mugisha, Uganda’s most prominent LGBTQ rights activist, could face jail time after a new the bill is signed into law that would criminalize even identifying as…

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Added on: 04/14/2023
04/13/2023
Uganda’s LGBT community are living “in total fear” after a new bill was passed last month making it illegal to identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender….

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Added on: 04/13/2023
04/12/2023
By Reuters – When Frank Mugisha came out two decades ago, being gay in Uganda could be lonely and uncomfortable, but it was rarely a matter of life…

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Added on: 04/11/2023
04/10/2023
Earlier this month, the Ugandan parliament approved a bill that many believe to be the most extreme anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in history. Knowledge of the bill has gained…

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Added on: 04/09/2023
Uganda’s parliament recently week approved a law making it a crime for individuals to identify as LGBTQ+. The bill also provides the government with extensive powers to…

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Added on: 04/05/2023
04/04/2023
Scores of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members marched to the Ugandan high commission in Pretoria on Tuesday to protest against the East African country’s bill which criminalises…

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Added on: 04/02/2023
Uganda’s former prime minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, has applauded the U.S. Agency for International Development for its support in fighting AIDS, saying the country cannot afford to treat…

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Added on: 04/01/2023
South Africans took to the streets of Pretoria and Cape Town on Friday to protest against a Ugandan law passed last week that makes it a criminal…

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Added on: 03/31/2023
03/29/2023
A group of Ugandan mothers who have LGBT children have written a letter to President Yoweri Museveni urging him not to sign into law a new draft…

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Added on: 03/30/2023
03/29/2023
Uganda’s parliament last week passed one of the world’s toughest laws against homosexual activities, prompting widespread condemnation. If signed into law by the president, anyone who identifies…

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Added on: 03/29/2023
03/28/2023
Speaker Alban Bagbin has said Ghana will not adopt Uganda’s strict legislative measure against the activities of LGBTQ in the country. Uganda has made it illegal to…

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Added on: 03/25/2023
3/24/2023
The Julius Malema-led Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill passed by the parliament on Tuesday. In a statement the EFF, said it condemns Uganda’s…

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Added on: 03/23/2023
03/23/2023
Kenya and Uganda are moving to further curtail the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, whose relationships are already deemed illegal in the…

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Added on: 03/23/2023
03/21/2023
Herman Shasha’s shop is not far from one of the shrines dedicated to some of the male martyrs, publicly executed in the late 1800s for refusing to have…

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Added on: 03/22/2023
03/21/2023
Ugandan lawmakers on Tuesday approved some of the world’s harshest anti-gay laws, making some crimes punishable by death and imposing up to 20 years in prison for…

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Added on: 03/17/2023
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday described gay people as “deviants” and called for an investigation into homosexuality as lawmakers in the conservative East African nation prepare…

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Added on: 03/15/2023
03/14/2023
A dramatic surge in attacks on LGBTQ+ people in Uganda has been recorded by rights groups this year, as the environment for sexual minorities turns increasingly hostile….

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Added on: 03/12/2023
Ugandan lawmakers began a new session Thursday, and lawmakers introduced an anti-homosexuality bill that would allow the jailing of LGBTQ individuals for up to 10 years for…

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Added on: 03/11/2023
Uganda’s parliament on Thursday took up a bill that would criminalise identifying as LGBTQ, with lawmakers saying the current ban on same-sex relations does not go far…