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'Some Ugandans are gay. Get over it!' A gay activist celebrating the annulment of Uganda's anti-gay law, Entebbe, 9 August 2014
14/08/2014 - Uganda - Interview

Don’t tamper with Uganda’s children, says MP backing new anti-gay law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to re-table a controversial anti-gay bill that was recently struck down by the country's constitutional court.

11/08/2014

African press review 11 August 2014

In Nigeria, the church is adopting measures to fight Ebola.

Nicholas Opiyo appears with anti-gay pastor Martin Ssempa at the constitutional court hearing in Kampala, 30 July 2014.
30/07/2014 - Uganda - Interview

We’ll have Uganda’s anti-gay law struck down at the constitutional court, lawyer

Ugandan activists began their fight on Wednesday at the constitutional court in Kampala to have the country’s controversial anti-gay laws overturned.

French Education Minister Benoît Hamon
28/06/2014 - France

French education minister to scrap controversial gender-equality programme, reports

France’s Socialist government is to make another climbdown in the face of right-wing family-values campaigners with the scrapping of a gender-equality programme in the country’s ...

Front National, first party in France, reads the poster
27/05/2014 - Analysis: France - European Union

Why did the Front National win election in France?

How far Sunday’s Front National victory was actually a real vote for their policies and leader is hard to decipher.

Ugandan organisation to challenge anti-gay law in court
25/02/2014 - African news explained

Ugandan organisation to challenge anti-gay law in court

The Ugandan president has signed a controversial anti-homosexuality bill into law. Under the act, gays could be jailed for life.

Swastika graffiti at the entrance of Toulouse University
17/02/2014 - France

Spate of anti-Semitic, homophobe graffiti hits Toulouse

The mayor of Toulouse has taken legal action to pursue the authors of racist and homophobic graffiti that appeared on Sunday night.

Protest in Berlin ahead of the Sochi 2014 Olympics
16/12/2013 - France - Russia

Hollande won't attend Sochi Olympic opening

French president François Hollande will not go to the winter olympics opening ceremony in Russia, nor will any top officials, said Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday.

The front page of Minute insutling Justice Minister Christiane Taubira.
13/11/2013 - Analysis: France

Far-right paper causes storm with racist insult to French justice minister Taubira

A far-right paper in France has caused uproar with a headline comparing Guyanese-born Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to a monkey.

Frigide Barjot.
30/10/2013 - France

Anti-gay marriage leader evicted from Paris apartment

The high-profile leader of protests against France's gay marriage law, Frigide Barjot, is to be evicted from the 173-square-metre flat in central Paris that she and her husband rent from the city council.

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