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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law Invalidated

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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act was struck down Friday by a panel of five judges who ruled that the speaker of parliament violated procedures. ...
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Kenyan Gay Dance Club Raided, 60 People Arrested

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Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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Uganda Tightens Hold on LGBT Groups, Restricts Activities

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Uganda has started to tighten up on their Anti-Homosexuality Act by restricting the activities of one of the country’s largest human rights organizations. ...
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Iceland Receives Refugees from Africa, America Far Behind

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Currently, dozens of Ugandan refugees are waiting in camps in Kenya to hear where they will be placed. Eleven refugees were just accepted into Iceland. ...
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Kenya Tightens Anti-Gay Laws, Warns West to Stay Out

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“This is our country,” Museveni said. “I advise friends from the west not to make this an issue, because if they make it an issue the more they will lose.” ...
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UN: Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law Violates Basic Human Rights

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The law criminalizes and imposes life imprisonment for homosexuality, same-sex marriage and “aggravated homosexuality." ...
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UN Human Rights Office Urges Uganda for Civility

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OHCHR noted that the law would have a detrimental effect not only on the fundamental rights of LGBT members of Ugandan society but also on the work of human rights defenders and efforts to address HIV/AIDS in the country. ...
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