[JURIST] Uganda’s Constitutional Court in Kampala [official website] on Friday ruled to overturn their internationally scrutinized Anti-Homosexuality Act [text, PDF]. It is reported [The New York Times report] that the court’s panel of five judges decided to strike down the anti-gay law because they believed it didn’t properly pass through Parliament. The Anti-Homosexuality Act criminalizes all homosexual behavior and even provides the opportunity for courts to sentence Ugandanians to life in prison for certain actions. Ugandan Law Professor and Gay…
Uganda Constitutional Court strikes down anti-gay law
07 Aug This entry was published on August 7, 2014 at 7:00 am and is filed under Uncategorized.