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Uganda’s parliament passes severely punitive anti-LGBTQI+ law

Uganda’s parliament passes controversial law that will make it illegal to promote homosexuality, or even identify as gay. The bill also outlaws the “promotion of homosexuality,” effectively instituting a system of complete censorship on LGBT issues.

Uganda’s parliament threatens to criminalize homosexuality

The risk for Uganda’s LGBTQI+ community escalates, following months of aggressive rhetoric against sexual and gender minorities resulting in the proposal of a new and more punitive law.

Tackling gendered disinformation in Uganda

Uganda digital rights group HER Internet convened an interactive dialogue for women to share their personal experiences and to look into mitigation strategies against online attacks and gendered misinformation.