Posts tagged ‘Bahati’

March 24, 2011

Latest from Uganda on Kill the Gays Bill

In what seems to be a victory for human rights and a slap in the face of the American religious nuts who were promoting it – African Activist is reporting that  the Uganda bill seems to be dead.

Read the bulletin from African Activist here.

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February 14, 2011

Pepe Julian Onziema, an LGBTI activist in Uganda speaks to the BBC.

Via African Activist.

Pepe Julian Onziema, an LGBTI activist in Uganda spoke  to the BBC’s Outlook program today  about living in fear following the murder of David Kato.

Listen on BBC iPlayer.

December 10, 2010

Good Riddance

LezgetReal is reporting that Bahati has been deported from the US and is now on a  plane over the Atlantic. Pity it wasn’t an under-fueled drone.

Bye- Bye Bahati.  Sources have informed LGR that David Bahati ,who was taped for yesterday and today’s Rachel Maddow Show, was told to get out of the USA by authorities Thursday.

Bahati had planned on staying in the USA; he could leave over the weekend, but he was asked to leave right away by Department of State  officials.  He had been banned and refused entry to the conference which was the  basis for his  his single event VISA to enter the USA.  When he showed up for the Conference he was asked by Organizers to leave and refused entry, despite the fact that other MP’s from Uganda had been allowed to participate.

The organizers cited the fact that they would not associate themselves with the Author of what became known as the Kill Gays Bill, officially The Anti-Homosexual Bill; which Bahati hopes will pass in Uganda in the Spring.

Read the rest here.