28/01/2014 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
| SOUTH AFRICA
Activists staged a “day of rage” protest against anti-gay laws in India, Nigeria and Uganda in Johannesburg on Sunday.
The demonstration was held outside the Indian Consulate and saw around 50 protesters voicing their anger at international state homophobia. >>>
A committee of Cabinet has made recommendations that could end Ndorwa West MP David Bahati’s proposal to have a separate law punishing homosexuality in Uganda. The recommendations, which Saturday Monitor has seen, come close to dismissing Mr Bahati’s draft legislation. >>>
Leading African clergy and prominent individuals, as well as more than 60
civil society and human rights groups from 10 sub-Saharan African countries
have endorsed a statement calling on the President, Government and
Parliament of Uganda to reject the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in its entirety.