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A unique African community who have practiced Judaism for a century despite persecution say they deserve the right to be recognised as Jews by Israel

A Ugandan Jew, Yosef Kibita, has had his request to immigrate to Israel rejected. Israel’s Supreme Court has said that his conversion did not occur in a “recognised” community. Uganda’s chief rabbi wants the Abuyudaya community to be recognised and treated fairly. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
A unique African community who have practiced Judaism for a century despite persecution say they deserve the right to be recognised as Jews by Israel
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Authoritarian leaders are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to lock up dissenters and grab power, human rights experts warn

Under the premise of fighting the coronavirus, Hungary, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Cambodia, and Uganda are granting leaders sweeping powers. Human rights activists worry authoritarian leaders are simply using the pandemic to crack down on dissent and grab power. The risk of emergency measures threatening freedom is greatest in dictatorships and […]
Authoritarian leaders are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to lock up dissenters and grab power, human rights experts warn
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Uganda President To Sign Law That Jails Gays For Life

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni will sign into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life despite international pressure, a government spokesman said Monday. “He will ascend the bill. This bill is very popular both within the parliament and Ugandan society. The president is under strong domestic pressure […]
Uganda President To Sign Law That Jails Gays For Life