EDITION: US | UK | Canada
Thecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video NewsThecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video News
Sign In|Sign Up
 
 
Bridging The Gap
Ugandan police block gay pride parade
  Saturday 24 September, 2016
Ugandan police block gay pride parade

Ugandan police have blocked gay pride celebrations from happening in two resorts outside the capital, Kampala.
Gay rights activist Frank Mugisha said more than 100 LGBTI people tried to participate in the celebrations in Entebbe near Lake Victoria.
But many were escorted by police back to Kampala in minibuses.
The minister for ethics and integrity had threatened to mobilise mobs to attack participants. Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda.
After being blocked from entering the Entebbe resort, several dozen participants moved on to another resort but were kicked out by officers.
This is the second time the LGBTI [lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex] community has tried to hold gay pride celebrations in Uganda this year. In August, the authorities broke up a beauty pageant and arrested activists.
The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports from Kampala that it is unclear why this event was targeted, as over the past four years celebrations have been held without much notice from the police.
In 2014 a bill to further criminalise homosexuality was overturned in court.

Bookmark and Share
 
Post Your Comments:
Name :
*
City / State:
*
Email address:
*
Type your comments:
*
Enter Security Code:   


 Your Comments

wh0cd28051 _a href=http://genericforzoloft.us.com/_generic for zoloft_/a_

 Billysex,Ennis  Date:Saturday 05 August, 2017

wh0cd644597 _a href=http://colchicine.us.org/_colchicine_/a_ _a href=http://trazodonehcl.us.com/_trazodone online_/a_

 Billysex,Ennis  Date:Friday 04 August, 2017

wh0cd38049 _a href=http://genericadvair.us.com/_advair diskus_/a_ _a href=http://buyprednisolone.us.org/_prednisolone without prescription_/a_

 StewartSnime,Madagascar  Date:Saturday 08 July, 2017

wh0cd1646517 _a href=http://propranololnorx.us.com/_propranolol er_/a_

 Billysex,Ennis  Date:Sunday 18 June, 2017

wh0cd38049 _a href=http://sildenafil247.us.org/_buy sildenafil_/a_ _a href=http://cialisprice24.us.org/_cialis price_/a_

 StewartSnime,Madagascar  Date:Tuesday 13 June, 2017

wh0cd245274 _a href=http://buyproscar.us.com/_Buy Proscar_/a_

 CharlesDease,Kralupy Nad Vltavou  Date:Wednesday 31 May, 2017

wh0cd2601619 _a href=http://costofviagra2017.com/_how do i get viagra without a prescription_/a_

 StewartSnime,Madagascar  Date:Monday 08 May, 2017

 Latest News »
 
  Trump-Kim summit: Fact checkin...
  Trump says U.S., China reach d...
  Trump touts economy, criminal ...
  California sues Trump over nat...
  Donald Trump declares national...
  Read President Trump's full St...
  Trump: I will wait until 'Shut...
  Trump imposes new travel restr...
  Trump says will unveil overhau...
  House Democrats will move to r...
  Donald Trump rejects Democrati...
  Trump aides call on Democrats ...
  Trump plans to visit U.S.-Mexi...
  President Trump tells 7-year-o...
  Trump rejects Senate bill to a...
  Trump signs executive order gi...
  Trump approves additional fina...
  White House: Obamacare remains...
  George W. Bush, choking back t...
  President George H.W. Bush hon...
 

Washington, DC

  2010 The Capital Post. All rights reserved.