Uganda to Halt Court Appeal against the Ruling that the Anti-Homosexuality Act is Invalid   Leave a comment

The more I read this, the more I can’t help but think of the line in Godfather where Michael Corleone talks about how every time he tries to leave, they pull him back in…the reference here is that just when everyone thought this law was headed for the scrap heap of history (to borrow a phrase from an infamous former U.S. president), it appears to be trying to return…maybe I’m wrong to think that, but that’s what it looks like.


A new approach to a NEW Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) which seems to stem from the NRM and Museveni’s fear of more international reprisal and rulings of unconstitutionality.

By Melanie Nathan, August 12, 2014.

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 9.57.55 PMFrom what I can gather, in Uganda, the State will halt its appeal in an attempt to reverse the decision that the AHA is invalid and it looks as if they are going to focus on a Parliamentary resolution.

However reading between the lines, it seems this new cautious approach, as dictated to some extent by President Museveni, is probably designed to ensure a new Bill’s passage designed to preempt  International criticism as well as designed to avert a future ruling of unconstitutionality.

Here is the Red Pepper Report – and let me be clear that I abhor Red Pepper and its reporting as a general rule and have not checked the accuracy of their report, though…

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Posted August 13, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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