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Uganda: President Museveni Signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill - 24 February 2014

Headline Title:  Uganda: President Museveni Signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill President Museveni has just signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law. It is a draconian and damaging piece of legislation, Amnesty International said today. President Museveni has just signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law. It is a draconian and damaging piece of legislation, Amnesty International said today. Media Node:  Uganda Story Location:  Uganda 3° 19' 33.4956" N, 34° 37' 51.2544" E “This deeply offensive piece of legislation is an affront to the human rights of all Ugandans and should never have got this far. This legislation will institutionalize hatred and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Uganda. Its passage into law signals a very grave episode in the nation’s history.” Source:  Michelle Kagari, Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Global Day of Action against Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill Description:  News Story, 10 February 2014. URL:  Living for love, dying because of hate: the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Description:  Blog, 16 January 2014. URL:  Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Bill must be scrapped Description:  News story, 20 December 2013.

Ouganda. Le président Yoweri Museveni n’a plus que deux jours pour opposer son veto au projet de loi contre l’homosexualité

Le président Yoweri Kaguta Museveni doit agir rapidement pour opposer son veto ou amender la proposition de loi contre l’homosexualité adoptée par le Parlement ougandais, afin de barrer l’entrée en vigueur de ce texte draconien et nuisible, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le président Yoweri Kaguta Museveni doit agir rapidement pour opposer son veto ou amender la proposition de loi contre l’homosexualité adoptée par le Parlement ougandais, afin de barrer l’entrée en

Media Advisory on Uganda: With 2 Days to go, President Museveni Must Veto Anti-Homosexuality Bill

President Museveni must act within 3 days to veto or amend the Anti-Homosexuality Bill passed by the Ugandan Parliament in order to prevent a draconian and damaging piece of legislation coming into force, Amnesty International said today. “This deeply offensive piece of legislation is an affront to the human rights of all Ugandans and should never have got this far,” said Gemma Houldey, Amnesty International’s Uganda Researcher.&nbs

Global Day of Action against Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill - 10 February 2014

Headline Title:  Global Day of Action against Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill Thousands of civil society activists, including Amnesty International supporters in the UK, Canada, Spain and Germany are acting together today in solidarity with campaigners in Uganda to show thei Thousands of civil society activists, including Amnesty International supporters in the UK, Canada, Spain and Germany are acting together today in solidarity with campaigners in Uganda to show their opposition to Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill and call on President Museveni to veto it.    Media Node:  Uganda AHB action Uganda AHB Twitter Tag:  AHBGlobaldayofAction Story Location:  Uganda 0° 53' 3.7104" N, 32° 49' 37.7328" E ““If this deeply discriminatory bill is passed it will legalize the persecution of people on the grounds of their sexual orientation. Since the Bill was proposed there’s been an increase in homophobic arrests and mob violence. This is turning into a witch-hunt. President Museveni must veto the bill before the situation worsens. ” Source:  Gemma Houldey, Uganda Researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Mon, 10/02/2014 URL:  Living for love, dying because of hate: the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Description:  Blog, 16 January 2014 URL:  Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Bill must be scrapped Description:  News story, 20 December 2013 URL:  Uganda: Stop the Anti-Homosexuality Bill Description:  Take action

Journée d’action mondiale contre la proposition de loi relative à la lutte contre l’homosexualité en Ouganda

Des milliers de militants de la société civile, dont des partisans d’Amnesty International au Royaume-Uni, au Canada, en Espagne et en Allemagne, agissent ensemble le 9 février en solidarité avec les militants ougandais pour afficher leur opposition à la proposition de loi contre l’homosexualité en Ouganda et demander au président Yoweri Kaguta Museveni d’y opposer son veto.   Des milliers de militants de la société civile, dont des partisans d’Amnesty International au Royaume-Uni, au Canada, en Espagne et en Allemagne, agissent ensemble le 9 février en solidarité avec l

Global Day of Action against Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Thousands of civil society activists, including Amnesty International supporters in the UK, Canada, Spain and Germany are acting together today in solidarity with campaigners in Uganda to show their opposition to Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill and call on President Museveni to veto it.   Thousands of civil society activists, including Amnesty International supporters in the UK, Canada, Spain and Germany are acting together today in solidarity with campaigners in Uganda to show thei

Ouganda : non au projet de loi contre l'homosexualité

Demandez au président ougandais de mettre son veto au projet de loi contre l'homosexualité Le 20 décembre, le Parlement ougandais a adopté un projet de loi contre l’homosexualité qui consacre la haine et la discrimination à l’égard des personnes qui sont - ou sont présumées être - l

Uganda: No a la Ley contra la Homosexualidad

Pide al presidente de Uganda que vete la Ley contra la Homosexualidad. El 20 de diciembre, el Parlamento ugandés aprobó la Ley contra la Homosexualidad, que consolida el odio y la discriminación contra personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero e intersexuales

Uganda: Stop the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Call on the Ugandan President to veto the Anti-Homosexuality Bill On 20 December the Ugandan Parliament passed an Anti-Homosexuality Bill which entrenches hatred and discrimination against those who are, or who are believed to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgen

Uganda: El proyecto de ley contra la homosexualidad debe ser retirado

El presidente de Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, debe vetar el proyecto de ley contra la homosexualidad, aprobado en votación sorpresa esta mañana, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. La aprobación de este proyecto de ley, que incrementa radicalmente las sanciones penales para las relaciones sexuales con consentimiento entre adultos del mismo sexo, supone un grave ataque contra los derechos humanos. El presidente de Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, debe vetar el proyecto de ley contra la homosexualidad, aprobado en votación sorpresa esta mañana, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional.

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