Africa: Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law Reinforces Homophobia, Xenophobia, Says Report

[IRIN]Kampala -The needs of male survivors of conflict-related sexual violence living as refugees in Uganda, of whom there are several hundred, are poorly met, with recent legislation against homosexuality making matters worse, according to a new report.

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South Sudan: With South Sudan On Verge of Catastrophe, UN Rights Chief Urges Country’s Leaders to Act

[UN News]Warning that the world’s youngest nation is on the verge of catastrophe, the United Nations human rights chief today called on South Sudan’s leaders to relinquish their “personal power struggle” and steer their impoverished, war-battered country towards stability.

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