Entry #1373: Homosexual activity in Uganda

Original entry by robertshippey robertshippey ()

RegionUganda
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateAug 1, 2014
End Datenow
DescriptionPrevious bill was struck down due to a technicality rendering it unconstitutional. However, homosexual conduct is still explicitly illegal and is punishable by imprisonment.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/01/uganda-anti-gay-law-null-and-void http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28605400


3 Revisions

3. Revision #138 ( by vviet93)
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2. Revision #137 ( by vviet93)
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ValueMale illegal, female uncertainLegal
NotePrevious bill was struck down due to a technicality rendering it unconstitutional. However, homosexual conduct is still explicitly illegal and is punishable by imprisonment.Previous bill was struck down due to a technicality rendering it unconstitutional. Although still homophobia is widespread.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/01/uganda-anti-gay-law-null-and-void http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28605400http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/01/uganda-anti-gay-law-null-and-void
1. Revision #120 ( by robertshippey)
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NotePrevious bill was struck down due to a technicality rendering it unconstitutional. Although still homophobia is widespread.