Media Outlets Examine Issues Surrounding Uganda’s Invalidated Anti-Gay Law
News outlets examine the fallout from Uganda’s anti-gay law and examine the situation after the country’s constitutional court invalidated the law earlier this month.
Associated Press: Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger
“When a Ugandan court overturned the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory. But not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya…” (Chin, 8/17).
IRIN: Briefing: What next for Uganda’s anti-gay law?
“It led to increased repression, drew international condemnation and prompted foreign donors to suspend millions of dollars in aid. Then earlier this month the constitutional court threw it out. But is Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), promulgated by President Yoweri Museveni in February, truly dead and buried?…” (8/14).