Monday, December 30, 2013

IS UGANDA’S DRACONIAN NEW LAW AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS OR NOT? ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY


Uganda has just passed a draconian new law, which has drawn protest from all over the world. Is the world right to condemn the law or does Uganda have a point? To discover what the law is, do your research and then write an argumentative essay supporting or opposing the bill.
    Reading material to annotate
1.       “Ugandan MPs pass live in jail anti homosexual law” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25463942
2.       “Homophobia in Africa condemned” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23033423
3.       “Uganda’s gays fear mounting violence in wake of anti gay bill’s passage” http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/africa/uganda-anti-gay-bill/index.html?iref=allsearch 
5.       “African homophobia has complex roots” http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/may/21/complex-roots-africa-homophobia
6.       “From colonialism to kill the gays”
Videos to watch and make notes on
2.       “US, Richard Branson slam Uganda’s  anti gay bill” http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/world/africa/uganda-anti-gay-bill/index.html?iref=allsearch


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