Uganda

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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…

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Added on: 03/07/2023
03/06/2023
Ugandan lawmakers are hopeful that a new law designed to tighten restrictions on gay rights and activities will soon become a reality. A controversial anti-gay bill has…

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Added on: 03/05/2023
03/03/2023
Days after Uganda’s parliament ordered an investigation last month into the alleged promotion of homosexuality in schools, a video appeared online identifying Kampala resident Eric Ndawula as…

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Added on: 03/03/2023
03/02/2023
A Ugandan lawmaker has reintroduced an anti-LGBTQ bill that seeks harsher punishments for those who engage in same-sex relations and those who “promote” homosexuality or same-sex relations…

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Added on: 03/01/2023
02/28/2023
A Ugandan lawmaker on Tuesday introduced draft legislation that he said seeks to prohibit homosexuality in the East African country, voicing widespread anti-gay sentiment that has peaked…

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Added on: 02/25/2023
02/24/2023
Kenyan authorities were wrong to ban the gay community from registering a rights organisation, the country’s Supreme Court has ruled. Yet at the same time it stressed…

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Added on: 02/24/2023
02/24/2023
Muslims across the country are today expected to hold peaceful demonstrations against homosexuality, according to a communication from the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC).  A February 11…

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Added on: 02/20/2023
02/19/2023
Recently, the mainstream and social media have been awash with homophobic cries with calls from both the political and religious leaders. Dear, reader this is the only…

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Added on: 02/19/2023
02/17/2023
IN SHORT: Gay rights are controversial in Uganda, where homosexuality is outlawed. An image that seems to show a popular opposition leader in the country supporting LGBTQI…

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Added on: 02/15/2023
The Ugandan Government’s National Bureau for Non-Governmental organization is currently investigating the operations of 22 NGOs suspected to be involved in so called “promotion of LGBTIQ activities”….

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Added on: 02/12/2023
02/11/2023
The government should “comprehensively criminalise” activities that promote homosexuality in the country and lay down stringent requirements for registration of civil society organisations, a leaked report reveals….

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Added on: 02/11/2023
02/10/2023
Conservative Anglican churches in developing countries will meet next week to consider radical action over the Church of England’s decision to bless same-sex couples in civil marriages,…

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Added on: 02/07/2023
Sarah Lestico
Alturi Contributor
Where is home for you? I have not found “home” yet. A home is a place that accepts me; where I can move freely as an LGBTIQ…

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Added on: 12/29/2022
Annet Kezaabu, is the chairperson of the Anti-Pornographic Control Committee at the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity. It has reportedly warned that members of the LGBTQ+ community…

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Added on: 09/17/2022
One of East Africa’s most popular music festivals has been cleared to go ahead after members of parliament tried to ban it for “promoting gays” in the…

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Added on: 08/19/2022
Human rights groups have reportedly asked the Defense Ministry to stop permitting an Israeli company to sell its phone hacking tool to Uganda, claiming it is used…

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Added on: 08/19/2022
Geoffrey Rainbo* is an LGBTQ+ refugee from Uganda (@GeoffreyRainbo). I am a Ugandan gay man living in Nairobi after being relocated from the Kakuma Refugee Camp in north-western…

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Added on: 08/14/2022
08/12/2022
Churches in East Africa have a necessary part to play in changing attitudes and policies concerning LGBTIQ+ rights, the international charity the Arcus Foundation has said. Last…

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Added on: 08/07/2022
08/06/2022
The Ugandan government has suspended the operations of a local non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates for the rights of sexual minorities, accusing it of working in the…

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Added on: 08/02/2022
08/01/2022
Ugandan police have been accused of homophobic bias and “extortion” following the brutal murder last month of a gay person who had previously been arrested and victimised…

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Added on: 06/14/2022
A self-righteous Ugandan national living in the Middle East has released an excruciatingly homophobic online rant blasting Ugandans and other Africans for engaging in adult consensual same-sex…

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Added on: 05/05/2022
Things were never great between Alistair Kiyingi and his father, but by 2017, they were getting worse, fast. In Kampala, Uganda, where his family lived, “there are…

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Added on: 03/30/2022
Human rights activists in Uganda have launched a new campaign to end religious inspired homophobia, with a call to Abrahamic religions to embrace love and diversity. The…

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Added on: 03/25/2022
Uganda’s High Court in Kampala has postponed ruling on an application seeking to quash the government’s decision to indefinitely suspend the activities of Chapter Four Uganda, an…

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Added on: 03/02/2022
03/01/2022
“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love and support each other. We have nothing to lose…

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Added on: 02/09/2022
Uganda’s High Court in Kampala has set March 18 as the date to rule on an application seeking to quash the government’s decision to indefinitely suspend the…