Uganda Cannot Sweet Talk Kony 2012 when it wants to Kill Gays

Message to Uganda:- USA Celebrities will not fall for Ugandan Sweet talk until the Cabinet decriminalizes homosexuality and ditches Kill the Gays Bill
By Melanie Nathan, 03/16/2012

Uganda’s government is trying to correct misconceptions it says was created by the the  U.S. celebrity-backed online campaign to hunt down fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, after a video showing the warlords cruelty, including recruitment of children as sex slaves and soldiers, went viral, reaching about 80 million You Tube viewers.

The video made by California-based film-maker Jason Russell has been viewed by tens of millions of people, promoted on Twitter with tags that include #Kony2012 and endorsed by the likes of Justin Bieber, George Clooney and Oprah Winfrey.

Prime Minsister Amama Mbabazi said Uganda was on Kony’s trail. as reported by Reuters: “You may all be assured that the Government of Uganda is acutely aware of the grievous damage which has been caused to our people by Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army. We do not need a slick video on YouTube for us to take notice.”

Mbabazi has also taken to Twitter to invite the celebrities targeted by Invisible Children in its video to spread awareness about Kony to come to Uganda and see the country for themselves.

“As PM of Uganda, I invite you to visit the Pearl of Africa & see the peace that exists in our wonderful country,” he wrote in tweets to celebrities, including Ryan Seacrest, Taylor Swift and Warren Buffett using the tag #KonyisntinUganda.

Perhaps Prime Minster Mbabazi should be fair and at the same time alert such celebrities, that if they just happen to be gay, homosexual, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender, setting foot on Ugandan soil may render them guilty of a crime and subject to death penalty or life in prison; that is if the current Kill the Gays Bill passes into law.

The Ugandan Parliament recently burst into rousing applause when MP David Bahati re-introduced the 2009 legislation  known as The Anti-Homosexuality Bill or The Kill The Gays Bill.

The first lady Janet Museveni is known to support the Bahati Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

President Yoweri Museveni has never come out overtly against the Bill.  The Ugandan cabinet has said there is no such need for the new legislation because it is already illegal to be a homosexual in Uganda. Yet the new Bill seeks to impose harsher penalties and also to criminalize the ill defined and unrealistic notion of “promoting homosexuality.”

For as long as homosexuality is criminalized in Uganda and harsher criminal penalties are so widely supported, I would render it NOT SUCH a fine country to visit. So, I assert, Mr. Prime Minister – take your promo elsewhere!

Oh  a big PS. did I happen to mention the torture houses in Uganda?  Back in 2010- 2011, I received  and reported direct accounts of  torture from two separate victims in two different regions in Uganda , who opposed President Museveni’s re-election to a 25th year of dictatorship. Each reported having  had weights hung from their penis amongst other horrific assaults.

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