“It’s not safe to be in Uganda anymore”

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has decided to sign an Anti-Homosexuality Bill that will carry life imprisonment sentences.  His decision comes a day after it became apparent that Museveni was going to stop homosexuals from being allowed bail, alongside those accused of rape.

Pepe Julian Onziema, a LGBTI rights activist in Uganda, told Gay Star News: “I am shocked and I am worried.” He added that “there’s been significant people leaving the country, people going underground.”

‘We need the world to keep helping us, we will continue calling for global action. LGBT people need shelter and secure travel. For them, it’s not safe to be in Uganda anymore.” 



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