Ugandan Government Shuts Down the Coalition Suing Over Anti-Gay laws


I wonder and wonder and wonder … where is equality, where is this basic human right? Why is it being taken away so blatantly without any resistance? This isn’t right?!!

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By Melanie Nathan, June 03, 2014.

Screen Shot 2014-06-03 at 11.58.19 AMIn its ongoing war against its LGBTI gay community, the Ugandan Government has now shut down The Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights & Constitutional Law.  This is the organization which is currently challenging the constitutionality of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in the Ugandan Courts.  This announcement was made on NTV News tonight.

Sources reveal that the Coalition received a letter back in April that the Coalition would be targeted.  It seems that many groups forming the coalition could be blacklisted, undermining or curbing the critical work.  It is now apparent that the Coalition has been “shut down pending further investigation,” as of this evening.

This is exactly what was feared,  that all opposition, even legal democratic challenges would be abused by the Ugandan Government through the clause in the new bill that forbids the so called “promotion” of homosexuality. The Minister of Ethics…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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