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A disappointing Constitutional Court

How deeply entrenched cultural prejudices and bigotry took hold of our otherwise intelligent judges THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda |  On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court upheld the retrogressive Anti Homosexuality Act (AHA). Although it struck down four provisions of this barbaric law, it left most of the act intact, declaring its …

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US again warns Uganda on anti-homosexuality law

Washington, US | THE INDEPENDENT |  US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said a constitutional court decision to uphold Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act will damage the country’s international reputation. “The United States continues to be deeply concerned by reports of human rights abuses in Uganda, including against the LGBTQI+ community,” …

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FULL TEXT: The Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Here below is the  Anti-Homosexuality Act that President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni signed today. The Bill was first passed 21 March 2023 by Parliament but was returned by the President who needed several concerns clarified. The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs reviewed the concerns and …

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Drama as Ugandan pastors differ on special law against homosexuality

Punish violent homosexuality like armed robbery, NGO appeals to Parliament Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pentecostal pastors have differed on a proposed Anti-homosexuality law for Uganda. This came up with Pastors Solomon Male, David Kiganda, and Martin Ssempa appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee that is currently scrutinizing …

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Why Parliament debates homosexuality

The declaration of the Anti-Homosexuality Act as unconstitutional upset the patriarchal matrix of power COMMENT | Frank Mugisha | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Annet Among and her deputy Thomas Tayebwa last week led the August House into a debate about homosexuality. Parliament’s fear was that there is promotion of homosexuality …

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