Loading...
Home » world » Police Will Arrest Organizers Of Gay Pride Parade, Says Ugandan Official
uganda police

Police Will Arrest Organizers Of Gay Pride Parade, Says Ugandan Official

A Ugandan official says police will arrest organizers who are planning a gay pride parade in the capital, Kampala.

Check also: Botswana Deported A US Pastor Who Made Anti-gay Comments

Simon Lokodo, a cabinet minister in charge of ethics and integrity, said in a statement Wednesday that the event had not been cleared by the police and would offend the country’s laws.

Police will serious arrest them

Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda under a colonial-era law, therefore, if you intend to practice it while in Uganda, you risk being taken to imprison.

In 2014, Uganda’s president signed an anti-gay bill that originally had proposed the death penalty against some homosexual acts, but a court later jettisoned the law as unconstitutional.

Frank Mugisha, a gay rights leader, says he had been awaiting police authorization to hold a parade this weekend at a beach on Lake Victoria.

Source: ABC news

Check also;

This is not a Paywall, but Newslex Point's journalism consumes a lot of time, hard-work and money. That's why we're kindly requesting our readers to support us in anyway they can, for as little as $1 or more, you can support us .

Please use the button below to contribute to Newslex Point, Inc. using a credit card or via PayPal.

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Comments

comments

Loading...

About lukwago J

Posted by LUKWAGO. J: He's a writer, editor, blogger, affiliate and a web developer, he loves thinking creatively and finding new ways to implement different programming ideas.
x

Check Also

Chris Brown Was Arrested And Released

Video!! Chris Brown Was Arrested And Released

America’s versatile musician, Christopher Maurice Brown popularly known as Chris Brown is behind bars as ...

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Translate »