Uganda – Murder of Joan Kagezi (30.03.15)
France condemns the murder on March 30 in Kampala of the prosecutor Joan Kagezi, Head of the Anti-terrorism and War Crimes Section of the Ugandan High Court.
Uganda – Law criminalizing homosexuality (25.02.14)
France reaffirms its commitment to the universal decriminalization of homosexuality and the fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It supports civil society initiatives aimed at combating these types of discrimination.
Uganda – Adoption by parliament of a bill strengthening the crackdown against homosexuality (23.12.13)
As the UN high commissioner for human rights reaffirmed, the basic principles of equality and non-discrimination apply to everyone under international human rights law. The provisions penalizing homosexuality are contrary to the international treaties on human rights freely ratified by Uganda.