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Kenya

  • 30th November 2010

    Kenyan gay groups concerned after prime minister says they should be arrested 9

    Kenya criminalises homosexuality

    3:48 PM — Gay groups in Kenya are concerned after the country's president said gays and lesbians should be arrested. Raila Odinga made the remarks at a rally on Sunday in the Nairobi slum of Kibera. He said that men and women caught in the middle of gay and lesbian sex would be detained.

  • 29th November 2010

    Kenyan prime minister says gays should be arrested 26

    Kenya criminalises homosexuality

    1:06 PM — The prime minister of Kenya says that gay men and lesbians should be arrested. Raila Odinga made the remarks at a rally on Sunday in the Nairobi slum of Kibera.

  • 23rd February 2010

    Uganda MP says he would kill gay son 20

    Uganda's parliament is considering an anti-homosexuality bill

    3:10 PM — A Ugandan MP provoked shock at a human rights forum in Kampala last week when he said he would kill his son if he discovered he was gay.

  • 18th February 2010

    Kenyan police release gay men 3

    Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya

    12:18 PM — Six men arrested in Kenya by police who suspected them of being gay have been released. The men, aged between 20 and 35, were taken into custody last Friday after rumours they were planning a gay wedding in the coastal town of Mtwapa.

  • 12th February 2010

    Five men arrested in Kenya over gay wedding plans 19

    Kenya is in east Africa

    4:51 PM — Five men suspected of being gay have been arrested in Kenya after local people protested over a planned gay wedding.

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