Friday, 16 September 2016

Today in history September 15, 2012 a Student of Kampala high was expelled over gay issues

Today in history September 15, 2012 a Student of Kampala high was expelled over gay issues.

A student of Kampala High school-Uganda was expelled indefinitely for allegedly engaging in Homosexuality, the act that is prohibited in the country.
Reliable sources whose names are withheld on request told the news reporter that SulaimanKilwana was caught ready handed having Homosexuality at the institute Hostel.
The student was reported to the school administration that later preferred an indefinite suspension to him as one way of discouraging the vice to the other students.
“Sulaiman Kilwana was punished by torturing to nearly death before they suspended him,” a class mate at the school Gilbert Tuhimbisibwe confirmed the information.
The suspect and another FaridKawesa, a student at Makerere University were allegedly chased by residents after they were discovered kissing each other in broad day light.
According to SulaimanKiwana while interacting with him on why he decided to join Homosexuality, revealed that he hails from a poor family back ground and that by engaging in Homosexuality, he was able to get little money which he said helped him raise school fees for his young brothers and sisters, as well as catering for his elderly parents.
The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2014 (previously called the "Kill the Gays bill" in the western mainstream media due to death penalty clauses proposed in the original version) was passed by the Parliament of Uganda on 20 December 2013 with life in prison substituted for the death penalty.
The bill was signed into law by the President of Uganda on 24 February 2014. On 1 August 2014, however, the Constitutional Court of Uganda ruled the Act invalid on procedural grounds.
The Act, should it take effect, would broaden the criminalization of same-sex relations in Uganda domestically. It also includes provisions about persons outside of Uganda who are charged with violating the Act, asserting that they may be extradited to Uganda for punishment there. The Act also includes penalties for individuals, companies, and non-governmental organizations that aid or abet same-sex sexual acts, including conducting a gay marriage.
Same-sex relationships have been illegal in Uganda since British colonial rule – as they are in many sub-Saharan African countries – and before this Act was passed, they were punishable by incarceration in prison for up to 14 years.
The Act was introduced as a private member's bill by Member of Parliament (MP) David Bahati on 14 October 2009. A special motion to introduce the bill was passed a month after a two-day conference was held in which three Christians from the United States asserted that homosexuality is a direct threat to the cohesion of African families.