The rumblings in Uganda continue …. still concerned about LGBT right there. Speaker Kadaga launches “human rights” … ???
By Melanie Nathan, September 11, 2013.
In an ironic quest for legitimacy on the issue of human rights, Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament has urged Members “to always ensure that the bills and motions they consider pass the human rights compliance test.” A new tool the Check List for Human Rights, a brain child of the Parliament Committee on Human Rights, was launched September 10 in Kampala, by the Speaker of Parliament Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga. One wonders whether the speaker, a fan of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB), will allow the AHB to be subject to the very test she is touting. One thing is for sure and that is if the Ugandans are serious about this, it is not a happy moment for anti-gay extremist and author of the AHB, David Bahati.
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