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Category Archives: human rights
“Pixar Movie about a Tiger/Beetle” by Bradley Dexter Christian Dual powers contend in William Blake’s “A Dream” from Songs of Innocence and “The Tyger” from Songs of Experience, reminding me of the climax from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in which the main antagonist, a tiger (Shere Khan) battles the Red Flower. The poems illustrate […] Continue reading
Anti Gender Violence Facility The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region is launching a regional training facility for the management of sexual and gender-based violence in Uganda. The facility will cost around $5 million in the pilot phase and will train people who handle cases of sexual violence in the Great Lakes region. Currently… Continue reading
Dialogue Between Two Parties Sudan’s opposition party, Popular Congress Party (PCP), headed by Hassan Al-Turabi, has announced that it will engage in dialogue with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP). This contradicts its previous statements that the PCP would never enter into dialogue with the NCP. However, after President Bashir called for dialogue between parties to… Continue reading
Global Day of Action Ugandan activists have organized a Global Day of Action against Uganda’s Anti-homosexuality bill. Activists around the world showed their support to those campaigning against the bill yesterday. Homophobic violence and arrests have increased since the introduction of the bill and if President Museveni does not veto or amend the bill by February 23rd,… Continue reading
Homophobic Violence in Rufisque Police in Senegal have arrested four young men accused of hunting down and injuring five gay men with stones and batons, in the city Rufisque, just outside of Senegal’s capital.The suspects were arrested for destruction of property and causing injury. Anti-gay sentiment runs deep in Senegal, where the penal code calls… Continue reading