Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill “a large step backwards for human rights”

Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill “a large step backwards for human rights”

WNN Breaking (WNN) New York, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In a statement made recently, President of AJWS – American Jewish World Service Ruth Messinger spoke clearly in opposition to Uganda’s new Anti-homosexuality Bill, known by many activists around the world as the ‘Kill-the-Gays’ bill. Although the Ugandan Parliament did not place the death sentence […]

Displaced LGBTIs face critical & increased danger after leaving home countries

Displaced LGBTIs face critical & increased danger after leaving home countries

WNN Justice (WNN/IRIN) Geneva, SWITZERLAND, EUROPE: Refugees and asylum seekers face a host of challenges when crossing borders, but the obstacles are particularly pronounced for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) persons, say experts. According to UNHCR, targeting people based on real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity for persecution, discrimination, and harassment […]

Legal advocates U.S. work to save lives by breaking Ugandan ‘anti-gay’ bill

Legal advocates U.S. work to save lives by breaking Ugandan ‘anti-gay’ bill

WNN Breaking (WNN) NEW YORK, U.S.: In a backlash with legislative initiatives in Uganda’s Parliament in what many advocates say is “the denial of human rights” to homosexual minorities in the region, the death penalty has been reinstated in a bill that has been brought back to the table. The provision specifically asks that the […]