Uganda constitutional court overturns anti-gay legislation

Uganda constitutional court overturns anti-gay legislation

Gabe Joselow for VOA – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Nairobi, KENYA, EASTERN AFRICA: Uganda’s Constitutional Court has overturned a controversial anti-homosexuality law that made same sex acts punishable by up to life in prison. While the law was annulled because of procedural errors in its passing, rights groups still hailed the decision as a boost for […]

Uganda LGBTIs report reprisals after passage of Anti-Homosexuality Act

Uganda LGBTIs report reprisals after passage of Anti-Homosexuality Act

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International for WNN Justice (WNN/HRW/AIUK) Kampala, UGANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: A newly released detailed joint statement by human rights watchdog organizations Human Rights Watch, along with Amnesty International, outline the increasing indignities, marginalization, torture and hardship for Uganda’s sexual minorities under the new Anti-Homosexuality Act. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex […]

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 […]