The Ugandan “Anti-Homosexuality Law” leads to discrimination, harassment, extortion and violation of the rights of LGBTIQ* persons by the police and also by society. An interview with the executive director of a Ugandan NGO.
Uganda’s “Anti-Homosexuality Law” leads to discrimination, harassment, extortion and violation of the rights of LGBTIQ* people by the police and also by society. An interview with the manager of a Ugandan NGO.
Queer Emergency Uganda Founded. New queer alliance launches major nationwide fundraising campaign for LGBTQI+ community in Uganda and calls for political sanctions
Open letter to the German government: Humanitarian visas for 177 particularly endangered LGBTIQ* activists in Uganda – and stop the cooperation with queer-hostile actors!
The German Aids Federation supports the Alliance Queer Emergency Uganda, which in an open letter calls on the German government to act quickly.
In his native Uganda, Michael Shibale is persecuted. Now he is trying to support queer people from Germany.
“I really hope the federal government doesn’t care about the situation and the lives of queer people in Uganda,” said Stephan Jäkel of the Alliance.
Natalie Brown, US Ambassador to Uganda: “We are concerned about protecting the humanrights of all Ugandan citizens. We want to ensure our investments … in HIV and AIDS, reach the intended beneficiaries, like key populations.”
The “anti-gender movements” and campaigns against the rights of queer people are organized across countries. This makes international queer solidarity and collective action all the more important.
Activist Derrick Kimera: “Uganda is very dangerous for queer people”. Since the new anti-gay law has been in effect in Uganda, the situation for queer people is getting worse. Derrick Kimera, executive director of the organization “Let’s walk Uganda”, calls for help from Germany.
Interview with Stephan Jäkel on the occasion of the open letter to the German government. In it, we call for swift action to save lives.
In an interview on Radio Eins, Dirk Ludigs introduced the alliance Queer Emergency Aid #Uganda and talked about the great danger for LGBTIQ* in #EastAfrica.