Last Minute Hope for LGBT Ugandans as Hate Bill Sits in the In-Tray

Equalities and human rights activists inside and outside Uganda are hoping the President might not sign the notorious Anti-homosexuality Bill. Although passed in parliament on Friday the 20th of December, the Bill was reportedly ‘rushed through parliament’ without prior notice. It was opposed by Ugandan PM Amama Mbabazi, who argued that not enough MPs were […]

Uganda Passes Anti-Homosexual Law

Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will become law by the end of 2012. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill was first introduced as a private member’s bill by MP David Bahati in October 2009. Bahati is an evangelical Christian and a member of the Fellowship Foundation, also known as the Family, a US-based Christian and political organisation which arranges the annual prestigious […]