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  1. Uganda's Gays See Progress In Public Opinion War

    Associated Press, March 20 201203/21/2012 - 15:44

    Four years ago Frank Mugisha begged his colleagues to join him for his first demonstration in support of gay rights in Uganda. Only four came along. This week, during a march against gender-based…

  2. Uganda Gay Group Sues US Minister Over Anti-Gay Bill

    BBC, March 15 201203/16/2012 - 16:05

    The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a complaint in federal court on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda against US minister Scott Lively, accusing him of involvement in a campaign to persecute gay people…

  3. Ugandan Group Sues Anti-Gay Pastor In US

    The Guardian, March 15 2012 03/15/2012 - 16:14

    Sexual Minorities Uganda filed a lawsuit against minister Scott Lively, under a statute that the group says allows non-citizens to launch US court actions for violations of international law.The Center for Constitutional…

  4. Scott Lively, U.S. Pastor, Wages Uganda Anti-Gay Effort, Lawsuit Alleges

    Associated Press, March 14 201203/14/2012 - 17:00

    An East African gay advocacy group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against a Massachusetts evangelist, alleging he has waged a decade-long campaign to persecute gays in Uganda. The Center for Constitutional Rights filed…

  5. Activists Sue U.S. Evangelical Pastor Over Gay Rights Grievances

    ABC World, March 14 201203/14/2012 - 16:29

    The Center for Constitutional Rights filed suit against Scott Lively, a pastor from Springfield, Mass., who went to Uganda and visited with policymakers there in the months before the "Kill the Gays" bill …

  6. Ugandan Gay Rights Group Sues American Evangelist

    The New York Times, March 14 201203/14/2012 - 13:02

    A Ugandan gay rights group filed suit against an American evangelist, Scott Lively, in federal court in Massachusetts, accusing him of violating international law by inciting the persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.

  7. NYPD's Stop and Frisk Practice Needs Reform

    Huffington Post, March 13 201203/13/2012 - 17:09

    Jumaane D. Williams, NYC Council Member of the 45th Council District, discusses the need for reform in the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practice.

  8. NYC Ordered To Pay Up To $128 mln In Firefighter Case

    Reuters, March 8 2012 03/08/2012 - 13:20

    U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled that New York City could be on the hook for as much as $128.7 million in a lawsuit alleging it used a racially discriminatory test to evaluate candidates…

  9. An Executive Power to Kill?

    The New York Review of Books, March 6 2012 03/06/2012 - 13:36

    According to Attorney General Eric Holder, the President of the United States can order the killing of US citizens, far from any battlefield, without charges, a trial, or any form of advance judicial approval.…

  10. The Right Thing To Do

    New York Times, February 29, 2012 02/29/2012 - 16:12

    Vince Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, discusses how the Alien Tort Statute often provides the only way for a victim of human rights abuses committed abroad to see justice. …