UGANDA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UGANDA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) How gay rights has become a foreign policy issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607494-68/gay-rights-http-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607494-68/gay-rights-http-bill.html.csp">How gay rights has become a foreign policy issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Amber Phillips</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Digital First Media</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T12:37:01.445-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The fight over gay rights is moving from the U.S. to the world stage. Just as the domestic debate on several major gay issues appears to be entering its end game, it is heating up as a foreign policy issue. Gay marriage is legal in an increasing number of states, gays and lesbians can now serve openly in the military, and a bill to protect gay workers is widely popular with the public. At the same time, other countries are passing discriminatory laws and stepping up persecution of lesbian, gay, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607494@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:37:01 MDT Tabloid runs list of ‘200 top’ gay Ugandans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57598493-68/gay-law-list-ugandan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57598493-68/gay-law-list-ugandan.html.csp">Tabloid runs list of ‘200 top’ gay Ugandans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T19:48:37.765-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 07:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country’s “200 top” gays, outing some Ugandans and raising fears of violence against those named just a day after the president enacted a severe anti-gay law. Many on the list “are scared and they need help,” said Pepe Julian Onziema, a prominent Ugandan gay activist who was named in in the Red Pepper tabloid. “Some want to leave the country and they are asking to be helped.” Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575984932014-02-25T19:48:37.765-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T19:48:37.765-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57598493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:48:37 MDT Uganada tabloid publishes list of ‘200 top’ homosexuals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57595979-68/gay-ugandan-law-homosexuals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57595979-68/gay-ugandan-law-homosexuals.html.csp">Uganada tabloid publishes list of ‘200 top’ homosexuals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T15:30:09.036-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 03:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals, outing some Ugandans who previously had not identified themselves as gay one day after the president enacted a harsh anti-gay law. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday’s signing of the bill by President Yoweri Museveni marked “a tragic day for Uganda and for all who care about the cause of human rights” and warned that Washington could cut aid to the government of the E...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57595979@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:30:09 MDT Uganda’s president signs controversial anti-gay bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57590752-68/bill-uganda-gay-museveni.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57590752-68/bill-uganda-gay-museveni.html.csp">Uganda’s president signs controversial anti-gay bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T07:39:15.777-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Entebbe, Uganda • Uganda’s president on Monday signed a controversial anti-gay bill that has harsh penalties for homosexual sex, saying it is needed to deter what he called the West’s “social imperialism” promoting homosexuality in Africa. President Yoweri Museveni signed the bill at his official residence in an event witnessed by government officials, journalists and a team of Ugandan scientists whose report —which found that there is no proven genetic basis for homosexuality — cited by Museven...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57590752@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:39:15 MDT Keating: No better time to be a dictator http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57567382-82/international-dictator-korea-north.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57567382-82/international-dictator-korea-north.html.csp">Keating: No better time to be a dictator</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joshua Keating</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T09:10:01.63-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — A new U.N. report on human rights violations in North Korea compares conditions in the country to the atrocities of Nazi Germany and details crimes against humanity within the country’s vast labor camps including “systematic extermination, torture, rape, forced abortions and starvation.” The panel recommends the prosecution of the country’s top leaders by the international criminal court, though as long as ally China holds a veto on the security council, this is extremely unlikely. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567382@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:10:01 MDT