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Kaytee Riek

Uganda passes tough new law against homosexuality

Friday, December 20, 2013
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan lawmakers on Friday passed an anti-gay law that punishes "aggravated homosexuality" with life imprisonment. [ Read more → ]
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Canada kick starts funding for gay rights initiatives in Uganda

Friday, March 8, 2013
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada -- A Canadian foreign affairs official acknowledged Friday that there are ongoing efforts to fund grassroots Ugandan LGBTQ advocacy organizations who are battling efforts by the Ugandan Parliament to pass that country’s proposed anti-homosexuality bill. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda Parliament adjorns without taking action on ‘kill the gays’ bill

Friday, December 14, 2012
The Ugandan Parliament adjourned for the holidays on Friday, and again avoided taking any action on the controversial "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" that Speaker Rebecca Kadaga had promised would be approved as a "Christmas gift" to the nation. [ Read more → ]
Scott Lively

Ugandan gay rights group files lawsuit against U.S. evangelist Scott Lively

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A Ugandan gay rights group on Wednesday filed suit in federal court in Massachusetts against notorious American evangelist, Scott Lively, accusing him of violating international law by inciting the persecution of homosexuals in Uganda. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda’s infamous ‘Kill the Gays’ bill reintroduced in parliament

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Uganda's infamous Anti-Homosexuality Bill -- dubbed the "Kill the Gays" bill -- was reintroduced in parliament on Tuesday. The original version of the bill, first introduced in 2009, included harsh penalties, including the the death penalty for some homosexual acts. [ Read more → ]
christine-ondoa

Prayer cures AIDS, claims Uganda Health Minister tied to New Apostolic Reformation

Sunday, September 4, 2011
Amid belated media recognition that the apostles of church-growth guru C. Peter Wagner’s New Apostolic Reformation dominated presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s August 6th “The Response” prayer event, some pundits are rushing to dismiss the political influence of dominionist factions within evangelical Christianity. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill shelved as parliament adjourns

Friday, May 13, 2011
The future of Uganda's infamous Anti-Homosexuality Bill -- dubbed the "Kill the Gays" bill -- remains in limbo after parliament adjourned Friday without debating or voting on the controversial bill. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda to consider anti-homosexuality bill Friday; death penalty clause dropped

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Amid global criticism of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill -- dubbed the "Kill the Gays' bill -- proponents have removed a controversial death penalty clause, however the proposed legislation likely still includes the criminalization of all homosexual acts. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill dropped from, then added to, Parliament’s agenda

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Uganda's infamous anti-homosexuality bill, which earlier this week was thought likely to be voted upon on Wednesday, now appears to have been dropped from the agenda of the current session of the Ugandan Parliament. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda debates anti-homosexuality bill; vote in parliament possible this week

Monday, May 9, 2011
A Ugandan parliament committee on Monday held a second day of hearings on an anti-homosexuality bill that attracted worldwide condemnation for its harsh penalties, which include a death penalty provision. [ Read more → ]
David Bahati

Author of Uganda’s ‘Kill the Gays’ bill willing to ‘concede’ on death penalty

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The parliamentarian behind Uganda’s infamous anti-homosexuality bill that attracted worldwide condemnation, has said the most controversial part of the legislation — the death penalty provision — is likely to be dropped from the bill. [ Read more → ]
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‘Kill The Gays’ measure In Ugandan Parliament shelved — for now

Saturday, March 26, 2011
Uganda's infamous anti-homosexuality measure -- euphemistically referred to as the "Kill The Gays" bill -- that was scheduled to undergo debate in that country's Law and Parliamentary Affairs committee this week, has apparently been shelved. [ Read more → ]
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Uganda Parliament likely to consider ‘Kill the Gays’ bill soon

Saturday, March 19, 2011
The Ugandan Parliament will reconvene next week and is expected to consider the anti-homosexuality legislation often referred to as the "Kill the Gays" bill. [ Read more → ]
Scott Mills

Gay British radio personality flees Uganda after threats by anti-gay MP

Sunday, February 13, 2011
A popular BBC radio host was forced to flee armed police in Uganda, after revealing to British-educated politician and member of Uganda's parliament, David Bahati, that he is gay. [ Read more → ]
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