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The Injustice In Uganda That Is Affecting Our Neighbours In Canada

Samuel Getachew | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada Impact
Samuel Getachew

This coming Saturday, the Ugandan Canadian community is organizing a public protest to highlight the shortcomings of a new government policy in Uganda. Henry Luyombya and Morris Komakech reflect with me why they believe Canada and Canadians should be alarmed and concerned about what is happening in their native land.

Baird's Gay Rights Stance Nothing New For Tories

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Politics

While John Baird was accused this week of alienating the conservative base by denouncing anti-gay laws in other nations, support for gay rights abroad...

Conservative Women's Group SLAMS Baird Over Gay Rights Stance

CBC | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Politics

Real Women of Canada, a privately funded socially conservative group, says Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is imposing his own views on Uganda, Ke...

Why Gay Rights In Uganda Is A Colonial Issue

Muna Mire | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada
Muna Mire

Uganda's anti-gay bill, which has been roundly condemned by the international community calls for the death penalty in cases of "serial homosexuality." I think prominent voices in the media are actually making the situation worse for LGBT activists in Uganda by missing or deliberately ignoring the colonial contexts of the anti-gay bill.