Tag Archives: Simon Lokodo

Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” Bill Author Dies Of Something

Agence France-Presse reports: A former Ugandan ethics minister who championed a bill to introduce the death penalty for same-sex relationships and sought to regulate what women could wear died on Saturday, officials said. Simon Lokodo — a one-time Catholic priest ex-communicated by the church, whose homophobia attracted global condemnation — died aged 64 in a hospital in Geneva. A watered-down version …

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Ugandan Minister: We Show Tolerance To Gays By Not Slaughtering Them

Pink News reports: Minister for Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo, made the comments in an interview today, following the announcement that President Yoweri Museveni would sign the law earlier this week. “We are tolerant. That’s what we are saying: we are not slaughtering them,” he said in the video posted to the Independent’s website. Of the estimated half a million …

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UGANDA: Government Bans Pornography, Miniskirts, And Photos Of Kissing Couples

Continuing his crackdown on all civil liberties, today Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill that makes it a criminal offense to possess pornography and for women to dress in a manner that “excites sexual cravings” in men. The signing, which was was announced by Minister for Ethics & Integrity Simon Lokodo [photo], effectively means that most foreign television shows …

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