Uganda To Disband NGOs That ‘Promote Homosexuality’ And Defend Civil Liberties

Uganda Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo has said that 38 non-governmental organizations will be dissolved because they “empower, enhance, and recruit” people into homosexuality. Frank Mugisha, head of Sexual Minorities Uganda, said his group will defy this governmental attempt to “crack down on freedom of expression and freedom of assembly.” This news comes simultaneously with word that Ugandan lawmakers will once again consider the deeply concerning “Kill The Gays” bill, which enforces harsh penalties for gay people and their allies.