Uganda Court Rejects LGBTQ Group Registration Appeal

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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 Appeal said any registration of the group Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) was against the public interest and national policy. Its judges upheld a previous high court ruling that backed a decision by the state-run Uganda Registration Services Bureau more than a decade ago to refuse to register SMUG.

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