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Uganda’s LGBTQ+ community flees evictions and beatings

Business Day 20 May 2024
is severe,” said Arnold Akello, a Kampala-based human rights lawyer. While there is no official data on the scale of evictions, rights groups and lawyers report an uptick in distress calls, despite a slight softening of the law in April.

The 9 worst court decisions since Trump remade the federal judiciary

Vox 13 May 2024
... heard of is Matthew Kacsmaryk, a former lawyer for Christian right causes with a long history of hostility toward abortion, birth control, homosexuality, and even most forms of heterosexual sexuality.

Egypt says no to school biology lessons on homosexuality

The New Arab 22 Apr 2024
Lawyer Ashraf Nagi, representing one of the parents, told local news outlets that he had enclosed to the case file translated copies of the study materials, including ideas that allegedly "incite immorality and homosexuality.".

US denies visa to Ugandan MP who called for homosexual castration

The Observer 06 Mar 2024
It is the case of the chicken coming home to roost,” said the human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo ... Uganda has some of the strictest anti-homosexuality laws in the world – 33 of the 55 African countries have legislation against same-sex relationships.

Alito’s delusions of persecution

The Hill 22 Feb 2024
Finney’s attorney asked the potential jurors, “How many of you went to a religious organization growing up where it was taught that people that are homosexuals shouldn’t have the same rights as ...

Ugandans Challenge Anti-Homosexuality Act

Human Rights Watch 11 Dec 2023
Ugandan human rights activists, journalists, religious leaders, academics, and lawyers are currently challenging the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which came into force in May, in court ... Rights of the Child.

Mass arrests target LGBTQ+ people in Nigeria while abuses against them are ignored, activists say

Calhoun Times 30 Oct 2023
Mass arrests of gay people in Nigeria highlight the challenges the LGBTQ+ community faces in a country where homosexuality is criminalized, rights groups and lawyers say ....

Marriage equality: A parliamentary prerogative

Financial Express 18 Oct 2023
One can only be hopeful that the government’s high-powered committee delivers on its promises to look into the rights, entitlements and concerns of homosexual couples. . (The author is a lawyer and a columnist.

Tucker Carlson slams ‘insane’ US gov’t leaders who stifle human flourishing in Hungary speech

Life Site 22 Aug 2023
“So if this qualifies as a dangerous, rogue right-wing country – I’m thinking the terms may have changed.” ... government appoint as their ambassador to this conservative, Christian nation? A Jewish homosexual activist lawyer.

Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law poses free speech fears for journalists

CPJ 20 Jul 2023
The broad terms in which it talks about promoting homosexuality can be interpreted to mean anything,” said Nicholas Opiyo, a human rights activist and one of the lawyers in a the law’s constitutionality.

Queer people exist outside of Pride Month – don’t forget us the rest of the year

Metro UK 01 Jul 2023
Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju are the lawyers who fought for LGBTQ+ rights in India and in 2018 successfully decriminalised homosexuality, which had been criminalised by the British in 1861.

Willem knew what awaited him as a gay man when the Nazis invaded Holland – ...

The Eastern Herald 23 May 2023
But Willem Arondeus decided to fight to the death and shortly before the execution he asked his lawyer to let it be known everywhere in the Netherlands that homosexuals are not cowards ... His lawyer promised and kept his word.

Ugandan MPs pass bill imposing death penalty for homosexuality

The Observer 21 Mar 2023
MPs in Uganda have passed a controversial anti-LGBTQ+ bill, which would make homosexual acts punishable by death, attracting strong condemnation from rights campaigners ... and human rights activist.

SC notice to Centre on pleas to recognise same-sex marriage

Hindustan Times 25 Nov 2022
... by the highest court of the land, which has guided the jurisprudence on the subject through its landmark judgments decriminalising homosexuality and granting privy a status of fundamental right.

Conservative TX Lawyer Targets PrEP Access After Abortion Rights (HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis)

Democratic Underground 14 Jul 2022
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