Pan Africa ILGA, as a federation of 62 regional LGBTI organisations, is joining human rights groups from around the world in condemning the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. This Bill is a key obstacle to the development of a human rights culture and movement in Uganda. Furthermore, it is a direct threat to the ideals of democracy, the country’s Constitution and its enshrined principles of human dignity, equality, freedom and justice for all. >>>
Pan Africa ILGA, a federation of 67 LGBTI organisations in Africa, expresses deep concern over the continued human rights violations in Cameroon, particularly towards the LGBT persons. The appeal of a Cameroonian man who was sentenced to three years imprisonment in 2011 after sending a text message, has been delayed for a further two months.
Activists gathered at the first regional conference of ILGA in Africa (Johannesburg - May 2007) made significant progress in establishing an African regional LGBTI federation. They created an 11-member, interim board to govern the newly formed Pan-African LGBTI federation. >>>