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National Security Council Staff Meet with Ugandan Activist Frank Mugisha Over Anti-Gay Law


President Obama's National Security Council met with Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha yesterday to discuss the Anti-Homosexuality Law recently passed there and posted photos to Twitter.

The NSC account added: "In their mtg w/ @frankmugisha, NSC’s Grant Harris & Steve Pomper reiterated U.S. support for freedom, justice, equal rights for all Ugandans"

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  1. While he's in the U.S., he might just want to file an application for asylum.

    Posted by: DW | Feb 28, 2014 2:58:09 PM

  2. I was going to say....keep the guy safe.....let him stay right here

    Posted by: mike | Feb 28, 2014 3:24:29 PM

  3. Those who said US has done nothing is wrong.
    As US is the World Bank Group’s largest shareholder, she has already flexed her muscle and made UN freeze aids to Uganda. Uganda president should get the message.

    Posted by: simon | Feb 28, 2014 3:43:56 PM

  4. I'm glad this Administration takes these type of life-threatening laws in Uganda seriously. Something needs to be done.

    Posted by: reality | Feb 28, 2014 4:15:17 PM

  5. Makes for a nice photo-op but there needs to be some real change.

    Posted by: bernard | Feb 28, 2014 4:25:33 PM

  6. Bernard:
    World Bank has already suspended aids to Uganda. US virtually owned the World Bank. It was diplomatically veiled as an international effort. No one should doubt US has played a major role in it.

    Posted by: simon | Feb 28, 2014 4:55:28 PM

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    Posted by: Stephen Mead | Mar 1, 2014 10:08:23 AM

  8. There is nothing wrong with Uganda that genocide can't fix.

    Posted by: enchantra | Mar 1, 2014 9:46:53 PM

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