Monday, January 11, 2010

The role of US evangelists in Uganda's 'kill the gays' bill – by ADRIAN PHOON – The Sidney Morning Herald

A law proposing execution for homosexuals exposes a murderous fantasy.

A RECENT proposal in Uganda to legislate the execution of homosexuals has sparked international outrage. Although the Government has since revised its prescribed sentence from death to life imprisonment, the bill remains striking for its overt hostility towards gays. Photo

The move is more than just a Ugandan oddity - it is the embodiment of a murderous fantasy, cherished by fanatics in the West, to extinguish homosexual life altogether.

It is easy for the West to dismiss the bill as a local phenomenon, emblematic of African opposition to ''civilised progress''. Deeply religious and protective of traditional family structures, Uganda has long been hostile to homosexuality.

But a disturbing link has been revealed between Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill and US evangelism. According to The New York Times, three US evangelists travelled to Uganda last March and spoke at a conference that conference organiser Stephen Langa said was about ''the gay agenda - that whole hidden and dark agenda''. Read complete article – by ADRIAN PHOON – The Sidney Morning Herald

Related links:

Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill – Briefing – Secondo Protocollo United Kingdom

The tyranny of President Yoweri Museveni's Ugandan regime: - By Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner – Black Star News

Read the full text of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill: -

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