Ugandan Human Rights Organization Suffers Second Break-In

Police Failed to Solve First Break In Where Guard was Murdered, Despite Video-Cam Photos of Perpetrators  Approximately 2 years ago a break in occurred at the offices of  HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS AND PROMOTION FORUM-UGANDA (HRAPF), a human rights organization in Kampala, Uganda.  A guard was murdered. The faces of the perpetrators were caught on camera. (see … More Ugandan Human Rights Organization Suffers Second Break-In

Ugandan Diplomat Expelled from US After Beating his Wife

Uganda’s ministry of Foreign Affairs has on Friday confirmed reports that the United States of America has expelled a Ugandan diplomat Dickson Ogwang from Washington DC.  Ogwang’s forced return from the U.S was confirmed by spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Margaret Kafeero, who refused to divulge details of the diplomatic incident. However, it is … More Ugandan Diplomat Expelled from US After Beating his Wife

Ugandan Presidential Candidate Calls Election Fraud and Sham as Dictator Museveni Declares Victory

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s 30-year grip on power looks set to continue, as the country’s election commission declared him the winner Saturday, with nearly twice as many votes as his closest competitor, opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Preliminary figures showed the incumbent with 62% compared to 34% for Besigye. Today I am under house arrest. My home is sealed off and I am not allowed to leave. Nobody is allowed to access my home. I am also under some kind of electronic blockade. I am unable to access any form of internet service in my house. … More Ugandan Presidential Candidate Calls Election Fraud and Sham as Dictator Museveni Declares Victory

Ugandan Chris Mubiru Sentenced to 10 years in Sodomy Case

By Melanie Nathan, September 17, 2015. Buganda Road Court in Kampala, Uganda, has sentenced the former soccer manager of the team Uganda Cranes, Christopher Mubiru Kisingiri, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to pay restitution of fifty million Ugandan Shillings, approximately $14,000 USD. In the highly controversial case, Mubiru was found guilty of … More Ugandan Chris Mubiru Sentenced to 10 years in Sodomy Case

Fallout from Ugandan MP Visit to Gay San Francisco

By Melanie Nathan, September 25, 2014. Earlier this month, on her way back from attending the the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) conference in San Diego, Hon. Nabilah Naggayi Sempala, the Ugandan Member of Parliament for Kampala, stopped over in San Francisco, to meet with Californian leaders, politicians and to participate in an interview / … More Fallout from Ugandan MP Visit to Gay San Francisco

Is the Catholic Church’s Position On Homosexuals in the hands of Ugandan Archbishop

Kampala Archbishop Publishes Book on Catholic Church and Homosexuality By Melanie Nathan, September 18, 2014. The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala, His Grace Dr. Cyprian Lwanga has published a book detailing the position of the Catholic Church in Uganda on homosexuals. The  32 page booklet seems to tout  the official position of the church … More Is the Catholic Church’s Position On Homosexuals in the hands of Ugandan Archbishop

HIV AIDS Services Raided by Ugandan Police in War on Gays

 More LGBT Ugandans placed at risk of death while Project left with no choice but to suspend activities By Melanie Nathan, April 4, 2014. According to a Ugandan Government spokesperson, and confirmed by an OBLOGDEE source at the scene, as well as AP reports, the Ugandan police raided The Makerere University Walter Reed Project in … More HIV AIDS Services Raided by Ugandan Police in War on Gays

Ugandan Police Persecute by Public Parading Men Accused of Being Gay

Showing the World How Unsafe Uganda is for Anyone, Tourists, Foreign Nationals….. By Melanie Nathan, January 28, 2014. It seems that the recent passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which has yet to pass the 30 day period of assent by President Museveni, has provided license to fuel police brutality and the unconscionable practice of parading … More Ugandan Police Persecute by Public Parading Men Accused of Being Gay

US LGBTs Silent while London and Amsterdam respond to Uganda Call To Action

By Cathy Kristofferson, January 16, 2014 A demonstration against Uganda’s so-called Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB), better known as the Kill-The-Gays Bill, has been called for this Saturday in Amsterdam by Out & Proud Diamond Group. Out & Proud Diamond Group was founded by African LGBTI and Human Rights activists fighting for equality for all. Last week the … More US LGBTs Silent while London and Amsterdam respond to Uganda Call To Action

Concern as Uganda’s Anti-Gay law impacts HIV AIDS programs

Uganda’s Anti-Gay law could halt HIV/ AIDS programs among sexual minorities | A Call to Action by Spectrum Uganda Initiatives  By Melanie Nathan, January 05, 2013. During 2013 Spectrum Uganda Initiatives Inc. provided health care and related services to Uganda’s LGBTI and HIV/AIDS community. The group reached close to 500 men who have sex with … More Concern as Uganda’s Anti-Gay law impacts HIV AIDS programs

Ugandan Minister of Ethics Conjures Up GAYS in Schools to promote Anti-Gay Legislation

AND the best way to do it is through an INVESTIGATION By Melanie Nathan, Nov 21, 2013. We have recently reported on a spate of arrests and now the Ugandan press is reporting that the Ugandan Government is investigating four prominent secondary schools in Kampala and Wakiso districts over allegations that their students are involved … More Ugandan Minister of Ethics Conjures Up GAYS in Schools to promote Anti-Gay Legislation

Outrcry as Petitioners Protest Delayed Justice in Ugandan Minorities Case

By Melanie Nathan, July 25, 2013. This week Ugandan Constitutional Court saw protests when, according to the Daily Monitor,  “minority groups stormed the Constitutional Court in Kampala on Tuesday, protesting what they called ‘delayed justice’. The potential landmark case of Jjuuko Adrian v. Attorney General Constitutional Petition No.1 of 2009,  has yet to receive a ruling, … More Outrcry as Petitioners Protest Delayed Justice in Ugandan Minorities Case

Ugandan Langa prepares to use imported anti-gay propaganda to raise more money

to support the Kill the Gays Bill By Melanie Nathan, July 23, 2012. Do you recall the American evangelicals who attended a conference in Kampala causing anti-gay panic and heightened hate sentiment in that country, leading to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, calling for the death penalty to gays?  Do you recall that conference where these radical … More Ugandan Langa prepares to use imported anti-gay propaganda to raise more money

Pictures of President Obama’s Town Hall with African Youth in Soweto

By Melanie Nathan. July 01, 2013. On June 29, President Obama spoke to youth audiences across Africa in a televised town hall from South Africa. U.S. Embassy Kampala – We were thrilled that a group of 10 Ugandan youth (pictured here below) joined the President live via satellite from Kampala’s NTV studio. In his remarks, … More Pictures of President Obama’s Town Hall with African Youth in Soweto

Uganda’s Parliament reconvenes to a clogged house including anti-gay Bill

By Melanie Nathan, June 24, 2013. The Ugandan Parliament’s legislators are about to reconvene. The Daily Monitor, has reported that as the Ugandan Parliament will have to deal with a “clogged agenda” in the House. There are many issues waiting to be considered, including the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which has been lingering in Parliament over the … More Uganda’s Parliament reconvenes to a clogged house including anti-gay Bill

Ugandan Catholic Priest suspended for speaking out against sexual immorality and crimes

In a bombshell “Open Letter To Bishops, Priests and Laity: The failure of Celibate Chastity among Diocesan Priests” By Melanie Nathan, March 20, 2o13. The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has suspended cleric Fr. Anthony Musaala, who authored a document criticizing Catholic Church colleagues in Uganda, accusing them of sexual immorality and crimes. … More Ugandan Catholic Priest suspended for speaking out against sexual immorality and crimes

Uganda detains second British citizen associated with play containing gay character

By Melanie Nathan, February 27, 2013. A  Second British man has now been arrested and is being held in a prison in Uganda after appearing in the play The River and the Mountain, which used a gay character in a story that speaks of corruption and other issues in Uganda. Keith Prosser was arrested by … More Uganda detains second British citizen associated with play containing gay character

American Ambassador Speaks about corruption at Ugandan Energy Summit

Corruption is a major deterrent to investing in Uganda, and while not discussed perhaps the Anti–Homosexuality Bill, if passed, will make these considerations worse By Melanie Nathan, February 25, 2013. While the Ugandan Parliament is about to debate the Anti-Homosexuality Bill,  Uganda hosted a key energy and infrastructure summit, to explore private sector involvement lead … More American Ambassador Speaks about corruption at Ugandan Energy Summit

Lord of Dance Gay Icon Stephen Fry visits Uganda in the same week Kill the Gays on Parliament’s Agenda

Melanie Nathan, February, 17, 2013. Thanks to  Michael Petrelis it has come to my attention that British actor Stephen Fry has been tweeting about his arrival in Uganda.   Fry describes himself on his Twitter accounts as “British Actor, Writer, Lord of Dance, Prince of Swimwear & Blogger – NEVER reads Direct Messages. London · http://www.stephenfry.com/More Lord of Dance Gay Icon Stephen Fry visits Uganda in the same week Kill the Gays on Parliament’s Agenda

Ugandan Bishop Attacked by Anti-Gay Makerere University Students

For statements deemed pro-gay By Melanie Nathan, February 16, 2013. Bishop Zac Niringiye, the retired assistant Bishop of Kampala, known as the leader of the controversial “Black Monday” Movement, was giving presentation to students at Makerere University, Kampala, when a a group of angry anti-gay Christian students turned rowdy and threatened to expel him from … More Ugandan Bishop Attacked by Anti-Gay Makerere University Students

British Producer describes harsh detention conditions and deportation from Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, February 13, 2013. David Cecil has arrived in the United Kingdom after being deported from his home in Uganda, which he shares with his partner/wife and two small children, and who have now been left behind.  Cecil is not an LGBTI activist; he is the producer of a play, The River and … More British Producer describes harsh detention conditions and deportation from Uganda

David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, Feb. 07, 2013.  3:00 am PST Updated: Feb 12, 2013 –  Sources in Uganda confirm that British play producer David Cecil was deported last night.  Also confirmed by  British foreign office spokesman who told the BBC that Mr Cecil was deported on Monday evening. “We are concerned that he was deported without … More David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

Ugandan Catholic Priest Persecuted by Scott Lively’s Anti-Gay Campaign speaks of bribes

By Melanie Nathan, January 21, 2013. The Ugandan gay community is suing a U.S. Pastor, Scott Lively  on U.S. soil, charging that he has committed crimes against humanity, resulting in their persecution. But it went further and this story illustrates just how murky the waters of anti-gay persecution can get. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender … More Ugandan Catholic Priest Persecuted by Scott Lively’s Anti-Gay Campaign speaks of bribes

David Bahati lies about homosexuals recruiting kindergarten children

By Melanie Nathan, January 05, 2012. Lies can indeed be proved through impossibility.  I stumbled across this report in the Ugandan press, Red Pepper Tabloid, which I previously missed.  I am reporting it here because it is absolute evidence that the assertions made by David Bahati, which form the basis of his anti-gay legislation in … More David Bahati lies about homosexuals recruiting kindergarten children

Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character

By Melanie Nathan, January 02, 2013, 2:00 AM PST David Cecil the British play producer appeared in court today charged with ‘‘disobeying lawful orders’’ from the Uganda Media Council, which says he staged ‘‘The River and the Mountain’’ in Uganda’s capital last year despite orders to the contrary. All charges against the producer were dismissed. … More Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character

Ugandan Anti-Gay Pastor Says ‘Kill the Gays Bill’ will not help solve problem of homosexuality

By Melanie Nathan, November 21, 2012. Pastor Moses Solomon Male a fervent anti-gay proponent and who was found guilty of conspiring to tarnish the name of Pastor Robert Kayanja with a false sodomy charge, has argued that the Anti-HomosexualityBill is a waste of time and will not help Ugandans prevail over the problem of homosexuality, according to … More Ugandan Anti-Gay Pastor Says ‘Kill the Gays Bill’ will not help solve problem of homosexuality

Ugandan University Invited Editor of Hang the Gays Article Now Issues Statement of Regret

Despite the first  public retraction by Giles Muhame of his hang the gays campaign: “Had the Vice-Chancellor’s office known about this invitation and the background of the individual the invitation would have been withdrawn.” By Private Courts, San Francisco- October 20, 2012- Deputy Vice-chancellor Dr. David Young, of the University of Victoria, Kampala, Uganda, issued … More Ugandan University Invited Editor of Hang the Gays Article Now Issues Statement of Regret

Ugandans Watch as Shamed Anti-Gay Criminal Pastors Start Ridiculous Sentence

By Melanie Nathan, October 16, 2012. Pastors Michael Kyazze and Robert Kayiira today began their community service sentence as guidance counselors, administering voluntary counseling and testing to the Youth on issues including HIV and AIDS. However while we applaud the guilty findings, the sentences are a joke. The punishment was handed down to three Pastors, … More Ugandans Watch as Shamed Anti-Gay Criminal Pastors Start Ridiculous Sentence

Ugandan Hang the Gays Giles Muhame Admits Wrong and Regret

But fails to apologize to the gays and does nothing to make amends to the LGBTI community in Uganda By Melanie Nathan, Oct 10, 2012 In a self serving speech to a journalism class, Giles Muhame, the ex-editor of the Ugandan Rolling Stone Magazine, makes an admission of causing harm to gays and notes his … More Ugandan Hang the Gays Giles Muhame Admits Wrong and Regret