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 […]

Russia continues to deny LGBT citizens their human rights

Russia continues to deny LGBT citizens their human rights

Claire Bigg – WNN Justice (WNN/RFE/RL) Moscow, RUSSIA, EASTERN EUROPE: When Sasha understood that she was a lesbian, she knew many challenges lay ahead for her in Russia. But nothing prepared the young woman for the possibility of social services taking her child away. A new bill, however, could soon make this a reality for […]