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Police Raid on LGBTI Activists Workshop in Kampala Condemned

A Joint Press Statement by East And Horn Of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project, Foundation For Human Rights Initiative, Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders, Freedom House And Civil Society Coalition On Human Rights And Constitutional Law on the raiding of LGBTI activists workshop in Kampala by police 19th June 2012

“This arbitrary closure confirms a pattern of behaviour by the authorities, that LGBTI people, and those working on LGBTI issues, will not be afforded the same protections as other people in this country”


Parliamentarians! protect all Ugandans!

In 2009 a Ugandan parliamentarian attained international notoriety and brought the Parliament of Uganda into disrepute when he tabled the so-called Anti-Homosexuality Bill, subsequently dubbed the ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill. The Bill proposed killing some gays, imprisoning others, turning friends, neighbours and family members to spy on one another, and further restricting civil society space and freedoms.

Uganda On The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009.; A statement by the Coalition Submitted to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Uganda’s parliament

This statement is written and delivered by the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law Uganda (herein after the Coalition). The Coalition is composed of over 31 civil society organizations; The Coalition came into being after the tabling of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 in the Parliament of Uganda in September 2009. It serves as a forum for…


Court rules that all Ugandans have a right to privacy and dignity: Tremendous boost to constitutional rights and protection of minorities

The coalition warmly welcomes and applauds today’s decision by High Court judge, Justice V.F. Kibuuka Musoke in the case of Kasha Jacqueline, Pepe Onziema & David Kato v. Giles Muhame and The Rolling Stone Publications Ltd. Through its members, the coalition filed a complaint in the High Court against the Rolling Stone. The Court issued an ….

Uganda’s ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY BILL; The Great Divide.

A compilation by the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law.
“I personally don’t care what Mwanga does with David or John-Paul. As long as the individuals concerned respect my liberty, I will respect their liberty, freedom and choice of happiness……….. …”
“Those opposed to homosexuality argue that it is un-African. They turn to Christianity – a religion that is not African and is indeed against many African traditions………. ….”
“Let it be understood: it’s not homosexuality that spreads AIDS; it’s the culture that brutalizes gay men and forces them underground that spreads AIDS”

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