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Uganda president signs anti-gay laws

Yoweri Museveni defies US warning and signs law toughening already strict legislation against homosexuals.

Published
24 February 2014
From
The Guardian
Why Africa is the most homophobic continent

As Uganda's president remains on the brink of ratifying savage new anti-gay laws, our Africa Correspondent reports on a continent at war with itself

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Observer
Thousands of HIV patients go hungry as benefit cuts hit

Thousands of people with HIV have been left struggling in poverty by the Government's welfare reforms – with some unable to afford the basic food they need to fight their condition.

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Independent
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni puts anti-gay legislation on hold

Yoweri Museveni challenges US scientists to advise on whether homosexuality is caused by nature or nurture

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Observer
South Africa drops deportation case against Ugandan gay rights campaigner

Government officials tried to force Paul Semugoma on to flight to Uganda, say activists, despite court order allowing him to stay

Published
21 February 2014
From
The Guardian
Spain condemned for denying health care to undocumented migrants

The Council of Europe expressed concern about the regressive legislative developments concerning access to health care for undocumented migrants in Spain on 29 January 2014.

Published
21 February 2014
From
PICUM
Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Law Will Come at a Serious Cost

Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality bill violates the country’s human rights obligations and is a barrier to advancing critical public health goals.Uganda’s international donor partners should clearly and publicly specify the consequences for relations with Uganda if the Anti-Homosexuality bill becomes law.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Human Rights Watch LGBT
Young people who acquire HIV in Uganda report poor communication and mistrust in their relationships

Compared with young people who remain HIV negative, recent seroconverters in Rakai, Uganda describe sexual relationships marked by poorer communication, greater suspicion and mistrust, and larger and

Published
20 February 2014
By
Roger Pebody
Fears for gay rights advocate, physician facing deportation to Uganda heighten concerns over that nation’s human rights environment

“Yes, there are many times I’ve been afraid. There are times when we are told that we are going to be arrested. Those are times you can really be afraid. You cannot be out and open as a gay Ugandan.” Physician, gay rights advocate Paul Semugoma, 2012, International AIDS Conference, interview On the eve of […](Read more...)

Published
20 February 2014
From
Science Speaks
South Africa asked to halt deportation of Ugandan Dr Paul Semugoma

Rights groups urged South Africa’s government Wednesday to halt the deportation of a Ugandan doctor and gay rights activist over fears that he will be at risk if sent home.

Published
19 February 2014
From
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