Anti-gay Ugandan politician set to become new UN parliament head: Uganda’s Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa

  • metta

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    Jun 10, 2014 3:39 PM GMT
    Controversial Ugandan official may get United Nations post


    http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2014/06/controversial-ugandan-official-may-get-united-nations-post/#.U5Xdq6ohOJs.facebook


    Anti-gay Ugandan politician set to become new UN parliament head

    http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/06/01/anti-gay-ugandan-politician-set-to-become-new-un-parliament-head/



    Why the US should have blocked Ugandan minister’s UN post
    http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/6/uganda-s-corruptforeignministertoleadtheungeneralassembly.html


    Peter Tatchell: Uganda should not take the presidency of the UN General Assembly
    http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/06/02/peter-tatchell-uganda-should-not-take-the-presidency-of-the-un-general-assembly/
  • metta

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    Jun 10, 2014 3:40 PM GMT
    Petition To Stop Sam Kutesa From Becoming President of the UN General Assembly:

    http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-sam-kutesa-from-becoming-president-un-gen-assembly
  • tj85016

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    Jun 10, 2014 3:44 PM GMT
    wait the Obama Admin didn't block this nomination? I thought he loved gay people (well, at least he did during the election, what a fraud)
  • Destinharbor

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:02 PM GMT
    tj85016 saidwait the Obama Admin didn't block this nomination? I thought he loved gay people (well, at least he did during the election, what a fraud)

    Ridiculous. How can you make comments like that when Obama has done everything he can to advance our cause while your Republican right wingers do everything they can to harm us. I don't care what is in his heart of hearts if he advocates for justice towards us in society.

    As to the Uganda slime, I signed the petition but do understand that we as the host nation cannot impose our will over everything the UN does or it will fail as an institution. The entire continent of Africa put this guy up for the job and tradition is the other continents respect the choice. It is a one year ceremonial appointment and he will slide back into his hell hole once it is over.
  • tj85016

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:08 PM GMT
    ^^

    sorry, I;m not a Republican and I voted for Obama, but he's a terrible president - the Administration could have blocked this vote, but they;re spineless and would rather pander to this 3rd world shit hole than defend their gay constituents
  • Destinharbor

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:17 PM GMT
    tj85016 said^^

    sorry, I;m not a Republican and I voted for Obama, but he's a terrible president - the Administration could have blocked this vote, but they;re spineless and would rather pander to this 3rd world shit hole than defend their gay constituents

    ^^^Well, I'm not up for an argument over the entire Obama legacy, but I think he's actually been excellent. But the UN thing, we really do have to give the institution some autonomy and not use out visa power to try to control it. As the articles say, he hasn't been convicted of anything and while I find him disgusting, it probably isn't worth the damage we'd cause to the institution by trying to block his appointment by extra-parlementary procedures.
  • Destinharbor

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:22 PM GMT
    Just got a private, insulting message from tj85016. What a asshole. Why the nasty?
  • tj85016

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:23 PM GMT
    ^^

    then you're just as spineless as the Obama Administration

    but hey, it's good to give credence to a continent without any concept of human rights
  • Destinharbor

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:26 PM GMT
    You don't do it by destroying one of the few international forums. So you just don't like Africans, huh? I see.
  • tj85016

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:27 PM GMT
    Destinharbor saidJust got a private, insulting message from tj85016. What a asshole. Why the nasty?


    why? you call me ridiculous, that's why.

    the Administration could have blocked this vote, but they choose not to - a slap in the face of the entire world-wide gay population
  • Destinharbor

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:32 PM GMT
    Try reading the articles. I called your swipe at Obama ridiculous. What a jerk.
  • tj85016

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    Jun 10, 2014 4:33 PM GMT
    Destinharbor saidYou don't do it by destroying one of the few international forums. So you just don't like Africans, huh? I see.


    I think you got hit in the head with that volley ball too many times - now I dislike all Africans lol

    we sure do forward the notion of human rights by anointing some corrupt, homophobic despot to head the UN lol
  • metta

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    Jun 11, 2014 10:49 PM GMT
    Anti-Gay Ugandan Minister Elected UN President

    "Sam Kutesa, Uganda's corrupt foreign affairs minister and a key spokesperson for President Yoweri "Jail the Gays" Museveni, has been elected to the presidency of the United Nations General Assembly"

    http://www.bilerico.com/2014/06/anti-gay_ugandan_minister_elected_un_president.php
  • tj85016

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    Jun 11, 2014 10:54 PM GMT
    ^^
    YAY for human rights! Shut down the worthless institution, knock down the building and build some decent housing along the East River