Tuesday , 21 January 2020

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Uganda plans to reinstate Anti-Gay law

Frank Mugisha

  Uganda’s attorney general has filed an appeal against the constitutional court’s decision to strike down the country’s new anti-gay law, his deputy told AFP on Saturday. The news was broken by Ugandan rights campaigner Frank Mugisha via his twitter account on Friday, where he stated: “The Attorney General has filed a motion to appeal constitutional decision on nullification of ...

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Uganda’s anti-gay law struck down

Frank Mugisha

    The anti-gay law in Uganda has been declared illegal and struck down by the country’s Constitutional Court in Kampala. Despite a petition from campaigners who sought to delay the hearing, the ruling was made at 11:20am Friday (9:20 local time), overturning the legislation that had condemned LGBTI people to life in prison and those accused of harbouring them ...

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