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Kenyan Gay Dance Club Raided, 60 People Arrested

Top News International
Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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White House: Further U.S. Efforts to Protect Human Rights in Uganda

Top News Politics
White House responds to Uganda's "Anti-Homosexuality Act," citing key initiatives to protect LGBT people in Uganda. ...
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Uganda Tightens Hold on LGBT Groups, Restricts Activities

Top News International
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

Top News International
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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Ugandan Gay Rights Activist Named Human Rights Fellow

Top News International
An award-winning Ugandan human rights defender has been named the 2014 Oak human rights fellow at Colby College. ...
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Ugandan Lesbian Granted Asylum Through 2019

International
Seggane never sought asylum status after her visa expired because she didn’t realize her sexuality could be used as a means for her to stay in the country. ...
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UN: Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law Violates Basic Human Rights

Politics International
The law criminalizes and imposes life imprisonment for homosexuality, same-sex marriage and “aggravated homosexuality." ...
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Obama ‘Deeply Disappointed’ with Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Top News Politics
"The Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda, once law, will be more than an affront and a danger to the gay community in Uganda," Obama said. ...
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UN Human Rights Office Urges Uganda for Civility

Top News International
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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