Still wondering! Where’s the USA!??
By Melanie Nathan, March 12, 2013.
On the 20th March the world will protest homophobia and Uganda Gay On Move (UGOM), a community in the Diaspora, is scheduling a demonstration in Amsterdam, for the world global day of action against homophobia and laws that violate human dignity.
The recently enacted laws in Nigeria and Uganda are a violation of their respective Constitutions and the United Nations Charter on Human Rights, in respect of which Uganda and Nigeria are signatories, and as such, should be challenged and repealed forthwith.
The violations include discrimination against LGBTI people as well as are the harsh penalties which jail LGBTI persons for for homosexuality, as well as punitive measures for the so called promotion of homosexuality. Already people in Igeria have been subjected to public flogging. The law seems to provide a tacit license to people to commit so called…
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