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SA must condemn Uganda gay law – SAHRC – News24

News24Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for… Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg – South Africa must speak out against homophobic Ugandan legislation, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on …Diplomatic pressure did not stop an absurd lawThe EconomistUganda slapped with aid cuts over anti-gay lawBusinessweekUganda Shrugs Off […]

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Ugandan president signs anti-gay bill despite foreign pressure – Xinhua

XinhuaENTEBBE, Uganda, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill into law on Monday despite warnings from Western powers of dire consequences. Museveni signed the bill at State House Entebbe, 40 km south of the …Tabloid publishes list of Uganda’s ‘top’ homosexualsCTV NewsGay people mustn’t be left to fight American and […]

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Ugandan paper publishes list of country’s ‘Top 200 homosexuals’ – Daily Mail

Daily Mailcontains hip-hop artist and priest; A similar list was published in 2010 calling for two gay rights activists to be hanged. One, David Kato, was eventually killed early in 2011; News comes the day after tough new law on homosexuality was signed; The US says it …The Politics of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality LegislationAllAfrica.comUganda president: Homosexuals […]

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After anti-gay law is signed, Uganda tabloid publishes list of the country’s ‘top … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailA Ugandan tabloid has published a list of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals the day after the country’s president signed a harsh anti-gay law. The Red Pepper tabloid published the names — and some pictures — in a front-page story under the …Plea to Museveni Against Harsh Anti-Homosexuality BillAllAfrica.comAnti-west […]

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Uganda’s President Museveni signs controversial anti-gay bill into law – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that toughens penalties against gay people and makes some homosexual acts crimes punishable by life in prison. Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda, and Museveni had …Gay oral sex can give you worms: Ugandan Prez after signing anti …Hindustan TimesUgandan President Signs […]

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Desmond Tutu condemns Uganda’s proposed new anti-gay law – The Guardian

The GuardianIn condemning Uganda’s proposed new law, Desmond Tutu again equated discrimination against gay people with the the horrors of Nazi Germany and apartheid-era South Africa. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has condemned …Desmond Tutu urges Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni not to sign Anti-Homosexuality …The IndependentTutu urges Uganda’s Museveni against anti-gay billWashington PostDesmond Tutu warns […]

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US president warns Uganda over anti-gay bill – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has warned Uganda’s President Yoweri Musuveni that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate relations with the US. Under the proposed legislation, those convicted of homosexual acts could face life imprisonment. The law would …Obama warns Uganda over anti-gay billXinhuaObama says Uganda anti-gay bill would be ‘step backward’AFPObama: Anti-gay bill step backward […]

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Will America fund South Sudan war? – Independent

IndependentA Sudanese man carries a bed past South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) national army soldiers patrolling the town of Bentiu, on Jan.12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA. IGAD tight-fisted as parliament sends Museveni to war without a budget.Uganda fights in South Sudan as UN decries atrocitiesThe News InternationalThe drowning of 200 people is […]

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Uganda president calls gays ‘abnormal,’ but opposes bill – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s president opposes an anti-gay bill passed by lawmakers that calls for life imprisonment for gays, even as he characterizes homosexuals as “abnormal” people who should be rehabilitated, according to excerpts of his …Ugandan president slams gays while refusing to sign anti-gay billLos Angeles TimesAnti-Gay Countries Sure Love Gay PornDaily […]

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Ugandan president slams gays while refusing to sign anti-gay bill – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni refused to sign into law a tough anti-homosexual bill passed by parliament last month. But the tone of his remarks offered little cheer for the country’s beleaguered gay rights groups.Excerpts from Ugandan leader’s letter on gaysWashington PostUganda president Yoweri Museveni blocks anti-gay bill to jail […]

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Congo Clashes Death Toll Reaches 100 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalKAMPALA, Uganda—The death toll from clashes between the Congolese army and supporters of former presidential candidate Joseph Mukungubila rose to 100, as troops battled to control the latest flash point of instability in the mineral-rich but restive …Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100 – governmentReuters IndiaCongo army repels coordinated attack in […]

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Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for ‘White Army’ assault – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – Hundreds of people fled South Sudan’s flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the “White Army” militia on Monday, two weeks into ethnic fighting that has ravaged the world’s newest state, officials said. More than …Officials convince White Army to retreat from Bor in South SudanCNN […]

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Fighting continues in S Sudan despite cease-fire – Washington Post

Washington PostKAMPALA, Uganda — A spokesman for South Sudan’s military says fighting continues in the oil-producing Unity state despite ongoing efforts by regional leaders to get both sides to agree to an immediate cease-fire. Military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said …South Sudan rebels wary of truceBBC NewsCeasefire hope for South Sudan ?euronewsSouth Sudan Unrest Sees […]

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Ugandan parliament passes anti-gay bill that includes life in prison – CNN

CNN(CNN) — After years of controversy, the Ugandan parliament has passed a bill that punishes certain acts of homosexuality with life in prison. A Ugandan lawmaker first introduced the bill in 2009, sparking worldwide condemnation for tough measures that …Ugandan anti-gay bill includes life imprisonment for certain actsWashington PostUgandan Lawmakers Pass Measure Imposing Harsh Penalties […]

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Blackfish, The Armstrong Lie, The Act Of Killing: 15 Documentaries For Oscars 2014

Blackfish, the documentary that took the pop-culture World by storm, and, thanks to CNN’s constant showing of it last summer, made the use of Killer Whales as entertainment in water parks reprehensible, is one of one of 15 docs up for an Oscar in 2014. Joining Blackfish is The Armstrong Lie – the riveting documentary […]