Category: NEWS

Top Ugandan Court Seals the fate of LGBT+ people, endorses Anti-Homosexuality Act


Justices declare it can remain in force despite violating rights to health, privacy and religion Uganda’s Constitutional Court ruled today that the nation’s Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023 violates citizens’ “right to health, privacy and freedom of religion” but did not block or suspend it. Al Jazeera reported: Uganda’s Constitutional Court rejects petition against anti-gay law Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023 ….  Read More

Homophobic violence targets a trans woman, HIV counselor, allegedly gay man in a bar.


By Joto La Jiwe Uganda is enduring a surge of homophobic attacks as homophobes use the cover of the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023 (AHA) to commit acts of terror against presumed LGBTQI+ persons. The trend is escalating, with videos depicting the beating and humiliation of individuals based on their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender ….  Read More

Uganda to loose AGOA slot due to gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.”


Letters to the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate on Intent to Terminate the Designation of the Central African Republic, the Gabonese Republic, Niger, and the Republic of Uganda as Beneficiary Sub-Saharan African Countries Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act Dear Mr. Speaker:   (Dear Madam President:) In accordance with section 506A(a)(3)(B) of ….  Read More

Two suspected Gay men arrested in salon


Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga addresses journalists at the force headquarters in Naguru, Kampala on October 23, 2023. PHOTO | FRANK BAGUMA By Peter Sserugo What you need to know: Since the passing of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in May 2023, police have heightened efforts to apprehend suspects on allegations of engaging in unnatural practices ….  Read More

Uganda’s anti-gay law has turned camps into prisons for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers


The legislation is making a mockery of the country’s hard-earned reputation as a beacon of progressive refugee policy. Mateusz M. Krawczyk Researcher currently investigating identity, belonging, and self-reliance among refugees in Uganda Republish this article BYSTRZYCA KŁODZKA, Poland Uganda is home to the largest refugee population in Africa – and the third largest in the ….  Read More