Category: TODAY IN UAGNDA

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

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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.

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

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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

‘More Hunted Than Before’: LGBTQ Ugandans Live in Fear Under Anti-Homosexuality Law

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Disowned by their families, evicted by their landlords, and persecuted by the state, LGBTQ Ugandans have fewer and fewer places to turn Kampala, Uganda | Nakisanze Segawa & Beatrice Lamwaka – Global Press Journal Uganda | Just two days after the Ugandan Parliament passed the Anti-Homosexuality Act in March, Sam, a lesbian, who prefers to be identified by ….  Read More