The Martin Ennals Foundation calls for President Museveni to veto the anti-homosexual bill passed by the Ugandan Parliament
February 13, 2014
The Martin Ennals Foundation has called on President Museveni to veto the anti-homosexual bill passed by the Ugandan Parliament on 20 Dec 2013, and for the Ugandan government to take effective steps to protect LGBT persons from violence and discrimination.
Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera was awarded the Martin Ennals Award in 2011 for her activities in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender rights in Uganda. This award is selected by a jury of 10 of the most important Human rights organizations and recognizes Human Rights Defenders who face significant personal risk for their activities in defense of the human rights of others.