11 December 2012
Uganda anti-gay law protest takes place outside London embassy
Campaigners have staged a protest outside the Ugandan embassy in London over the country’s pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
7 December 2012
US: Christian right leader continues support for Ugandan President, despite “kill the gays” bill
Despite the fact that the Ugandan Parliament has been reviving its so-called 'kill the gays' bill, the US-based Family Research Council has continued to offer its support to the country's president.
7 December 2012
London: Embassy protest planned against Uganda’s anti-gay law
Campaigners are set to demonstrate outside the Ugandan embassy in London next week as the country threatens to pass its notorious ‘kill the gays’ bill.
5 December 2012
Desmond Tutu: Uganda should drop ‘totally unjust’ anti-gay law
The former Archbishop of Cape Town told reporters at the All Africa Conference of Churches “I am opposed to discrimination that is unfair discrimination”.
3 December 2012
Barclays discusses anti-gay bill with Ugandan officials
Barclays has raised the subject of Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill with the country’s government, after coming under pressure from the online social activist group Change.org.
30 November 2012
Uganda: Politician behind ‘Kill the Gays’ bill drops death penalty from legislation
The Ugandan politician behind the controversial anti-gay legislation to go before the Ugandan Parliament has dismissed claims made by the United States that the death penalty had not been removed from the draft legislation.
29 November 2012
Comment: Christmas Fear in Uganda
Having worked with activists in Uganda, Aoife NicCharthaigh, from the charity Interact Worldwide, shares her thoughts on the pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill in a comment piece for PinkNews.co.uk
28 November 2012
445,000 people urge Citibank and Barclays to condemn Uganda’s anti-gay bill
More than 445,000 people have signed a Change.org petition calling on Citibank and Barclays to condemn Uganda's pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
28 November 2012
US Government: Uganda’s anti-gay legislation still contains death penalty despite earlier reports
United States officials in Uganda have said that the Ugandan anti-gay legislation, dubbed ‘kill the gays’ could still contain the death penalty despite earlier claims that it had been reduced to life imprisonment.
27 November 2012
US discusses anti-gay bill with Uganda
The US State Department’s envoy to Africa has met with Uganda’s parliamentary speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who has promised to pass the country’s notorious Anti-Homosexuality bill as a “Christmas gift”.
26 November 2012
Gay Tory MP: Withdraw UK aid to Uganda if it passes anti-gay legislation
A gay Conservative MP has called on the British Government to withdraw funding to Uganda if it passes controversial new anti-gay legislation.
23 November 2012
Uganda drops death penalty from anti-gay bill
Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will no longer include capital punishment after scrutiny by a parliamentary committee, according to an MP.
22 November 2012
Uganda postpones court hearing of British gay play producer
A Ugandan court has postponed legal proceedings for British theatre producer David Cecil until next year, his lawyer has said.
22 November 2012
Uganda’s Anti-gay bill can now be voted on at anytime
Reports out of Uganda say the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill is now up for debate and can be voted on at any moment.
21 November 2012
Uganda: British producer of gay play due in court
British theatre producer David Cecil, who was arrested in September for staging a play that featured a gay storyline, is due before a Ugandan court on Thursday.
19 November 2012
Tory MEP says EU aid must stop if Uganda passes anti-gay bill
Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis says foreign aid to Uganda from the EU should be halted if the country’s parliament passes the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
14 November 2012
Pressure on Uganda builds over anti-gay law
Human rights campaigners fear they just have “days” to stop Uganda from passing its Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
13 November 2012
Hacktivists target Ugandan lawmakers over anti-gay bill
Hacktivists from online group Anonymous have taken action after Uganda’s parliamentary speaker said the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill would be passed before the end of 2012.
12 November 2012
Uganda to pass anti-gay law before 2013, says Kadaga
The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament says the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will be passed by lawmakers before the end of this year.
7 November 2012
Ugandan anti-gay speaker chairs London human rights conference
Conservative MP Margot James has urged for the world’s politicians to promote gay rights at a Westminster conference that was chaired by Uganda’s anti-gay Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.