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  • 25 African CSOs oppose Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill

    , par Collective

    Uganda’s draconian Anti-homosexuality Bill is currently awaiting President Yoweri Museveni’s signature. President Museveni has 30 days from 23 January 2014 when the bill was presented to him to either sign it into law or return it back to Parliament for reconsideration. The bill is in gross (...)

  • First Uganda gay pride a success despite police raid

    , by LITTAUER Dan

    Uganda held a historic weekend long gay pride which turned out a success despite a police raid, widespread homophobia and anti-gay laws.
    Uganda’s LGBT community was able to conduct a weekend of gay pride events despite police arrests and harassment.
    The historic LGBT pride was a series of (...)

  • Uganda LGBT death penalty bill dropped

    , by Avaaz

    Uganda Gay Death Penalty - We Won!!
    Dear friends,
    Frank Mugisha and other brave human rights defenders delivering our petition to the Ugandan Parliament just before leaders dropped the gay death penalty law. Uganda’s anti-gay law has failed! It looked sure to pass last week, but after 1.6 (...)

  • Call for solidarity with Ugandan LGBTs

    , by Avaaz

    Dear friends,
    In 48 hours, Uganda could pass a law that imposes the death penalty for homosexuality. An international outcry shelved this bill last year — we urgently need to ramp up the pressure to press President Museveni to stand up for human rights and stop this brutal law. Sign below, and (...)