This case summary lays out how in 2015, the High Court of Kenya found that the failure by a government agency to register a LGBT rights non-governmental organisation, on the basis that homosexuality is criminalised in the East African country, is unconstitutional.
This note by the Human Dignity Trust outlines the Ugandan Non-Governmental Organisations Bill 2015 published in the Ugandan government gazette on 10 April 2015. If passed, the Bill is likely to severely restrict the activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and in particular those who work in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.
This briefing by the Human Dignity Trust highlights key issues in the Uganda Prohibition of Promotion of Unnatural Sexual Practices Bill 2014. This Bill expressly seeks to further criminalise lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and those who provide services to them.
Human Dignity Trust's briefing note details how the new Criminal Code of the Gambia (2014) further criminalise lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals.
This briefing note, prepared by the Human Dignity Trust, analyses Russia’s 2013 law ‘On the Protection of Children From Information Liable to be Injurious to their Health and Development’, commonly known as the Anti-Propaganda Law.
On 24 February 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed his assent to the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 (AHA), passed by the Ugandan Parliament on 20 December 2013. This is the Human Dignity Trust's briefing on the Anti-Homosexuality Act.