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Human rights low on U.S.-Africa policy summit

Washington – As the White House prepares to host more than 40 African heads of state for the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, civil society actors from the U.S., Africa and the international community are urging the Barack Obama administration to use the summit as an opportunity to more thoroughly address some of Africa’s most pressing human rights violations.

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Uganda Passes Another Repressive Law — This Time Criminalising HIV Transmission

Kampala – Ugandan AIDS bodies and campaigners have warned that the “ugly clauses” of an HIV bill passed by Parliament late Tuesday, which includes the criminalisation of the “wilful and intentional” transmission of the disease, will see many in this East African country “shun the healthcare system”.

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Persecution of Uganda’s Gays Intensifies as Rights Groups Go Underground

Kampala – As she sits in a Kampala hotel holding a mobile phone that rings frequently, Sandra Ntebi tells IPS: “I’m really exhausted. I don’t know where to start. We have many cases pending.” Ntebi manages a hotline and is helping Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community find alternative, safe accommodation after they have faced harassment.

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Museveni and reconstruction of homophobic colonial legacy in Africa: Which way progressives?

As the legalization of hate towards same-gender loving persons gains traction in parts of Africa, it is the task of Pan African progressives and decent humans everywhere to expose this orchestrated destructive cultural war.

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Africa has always been more Queer than generally acknowledged

On 13 January 2014, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill against gay relationships, outlawing gay marriage, public displays of same-sex relationships, and membership in gay groups.

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Uganda’s anti-gay law stirs disagreements on impacts

Kampala – The Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill that was passed into law last month (25 February) has attracted opposing views on its potential impact on healthcare access.

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