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Torment to tyranny: Persecution in Uganda now that the Anti-Homosexuality Act is law

The Act, which was signed into law by President Museveni in February, is draconian and persecutory in both content and intent; there's no question of this. It creates new crimes of "aggravated homosexuality," carrying a life sentence; "the promotion of homosexuality," carrying a five-year sentence; and "aiding and abetting homosexuality," carrying a seven-year sentence.

LGBT group's office in Uganda is vandalized

SMUG, the LGBTI organization led by Frank Magishu, had its offices in Kampala, Uganda broken into and vandalized with almost all office property stolen during the Christmas holiday.

Report: U.S. Christian Right lobbies to implement anti-gay laws in Africa

Conservative U.S. Christian “family values” and religious organizations are setting up fronts in Africa to fight for anti-gay and anti-abortion legislation to promote their fundamentalist convictions, according to a report by the progressive think tank Political Research Associates.