Uganda gay rights fight plays out in Springfield court

December 28, 2015
Boston Globe

Gay rights activists in the East African nation of Uganda say they’ve been persecuted for years, subject to arrest simply for meeting, to physical violence for being gay.

In an unlikely twist, their plight is now front-and-center in a federal court case in Springfield, where a Ugandan gay-rights organization is accusing Springfield Christian pastor and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively of a crime against humanity. The group alleges he participated in what it says is a conspiracy to deprive gay people in Uganda of their fundamental human rights. ...

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