About Kapya Kaoma
Rev. Canon Dr Kapya Kaoma is an Episcopal priest from Zambia, Political Research Associates' (PRA) religion and sexuality researcher and author of the 2012 Colonizing African Values report. author of PRA’s October 2009 report, ‘Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches and Homophobia’. He is an ordained Anglican with a particular interest in human rights, ecological ethics, and mission.
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Uganda President Museveni will likely sign
Boston, 28 January 2014
Dr Kapya Kaoma writes about the Anti-Homosexuality Law (previously known as “Kill the Gays” bill), that the version passed in December had eliminated the death penalty but maintained a punishment of life imprisonment for “aggravated” homosexuality—namely, having sex with a person who is under 18 years old or disabled, or instances in which the “offender” is HIV positive. The penalty also holds for “serial offenders”— people who have been previously convicted for the crime of homosexuality. Kaoma goes on to highlight the issues and suggest that Museveni is hedging and trying to please too many people. Read more...