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Home Office denies asylum to gay man that ‘failed to prove’ sexuality

Robert Kityo

  Gay Ugandan-born Robert Kityo, who has been living in Manchester since 2011, fears for what could happen if the Home Office keeps its decision to deport him back to Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal. A decision letter written on behalf of Home Secretary Theresa May said that, “It is not accepted that you are a homosexual and an openly ...

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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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