Thursday, December 10, 2009

London Protesters at Uganda House
Demand Human Rights for Gays

(Activists demonstrate outside Uganda House on London's Trafalgar Square. Photo credit: Getty Images.)

This just in from CNN:

Protesters called on the worldwide community to take action against Uganda Thursday as the African nation considers stricter laws against homosexuality.

They compared Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to some of the world's most notorious dictators.

"In the last five years we have seen Idi Amin return to Uganda and his name is Yoweri Museveni," Ugandan human rights campaigner Michael Senyonjo told CNN.

"He... is bringing in a bill in an attempt to criminalize being gay," the activist said.

"That is not right. We cannot allow fascism to return to Uganda. He should leave power and go because he is not taking the country anywhere but to disaster," he added. [...]

Our action in San Francisco went really well today, and I will have a full report and pictures up to the blog later tonight.

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