Ugandan Attorney General Appeals Anti-Homosexuality Act Court Ruling

Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | August 08, 2014.

Screen Shot 2014-08-01 at 6.00.40 AMThe Attorney General of Uganda has filed a Notice of Appeal in an attempt to reverse the Constitutional Court of Uganda’s judgment which voided the Anti Homosexuality Act.

Advocates, who won the case, and were awarded 50% of the costs and are now preparing to fight the appeal all the way to the Supreme Court in Uganda.

In any event parliamentarians have launched a petition, vowing to bring the Act back to the legislature, knowing they have the populace on their side.  The case was won on a flawed procedure rather than on the human rights merits of whether the content of the law is in and of itself constitutional.

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