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UK halts deporting of gay man who was tortured in Uganda

The removal of Ugandan gay asylum seeker Robert Segwanyi was tonight "deferred" at the last minute. He had been moved today to a Heathrow "removal center" for an early morning July 11 flight to Kampala.

COMMENTARY: An eyewitness to homophobia, from Uganda to the UN

What should be done when political and religious leaders to deliberately distort cultural heritage to promote fear and hatred of a minority and to develop a contemporary political agenda?

BREAKING NEWS: Uganda's Parliament adjourns without action on "Kill the Gays" bill

"This bill must never see the light of day as the mob could use this to inflict terrible crimes against people. The pressure from people around the world has had a big impact and the resulting influence from the international community has played a very important role in stopping this going forward today."