Tag: Uganda

Artists Break Their Silence for Invisible Children

Mumford & Sons and David Archuleta were among the artists who performed for Break the Silence’s Campaign ‘25’ which featured 25 musical acts playing in 18 cities on April 25th for a common purpose

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Influenced By US Fundamentalists, Uganda Seeks Death Penalty for Gays

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni is expected to sign into law the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which will expand punishments for gays, including lengthy prison sentences for homosexuals and sympathizers, and impose the death penalty for HIV-positive gays. Homosexuality is already a crime in Uganda, but the Anti-Homosexuality Act creates the new crime of “aggravated homosexuality” and promises…