Uganda’s “Pornography Control Committee” To Get Away With Tracking LGBT People

August 28, 2017 Kampala, Uganda — Today Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, announced that Uganda has approved funds for the “Pornography Control Committee,” which will not only persecute those found publishing or in possession of “pornography” but also be used to “detect” LGBT persons. At a press conference at the Uganda Media Center, following the launch … Continue reading Uganda’s “Pornography Control Committee” To Get Away With Tracking LGBT People

Simon Lokodo: Reread the Ugandan Constitution, Pride is not illegal

August 27, 2017 Kampala -- Yesterday the opening night of Uganda Pride 2017 was cancelled after the Ugandan Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, deployed Uganda Police at the event venue, threatened to arrest those expected to attend and “physically harm” a prominent LGBT activist. Needless to say, many in the Ugandan LGBT community were disappointed, … Continue reading Simon Lokodo: Reread the Ugandan Constitution, Pride is not illegal