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UGANDA'S SAM KUTESA: ONCE A HOMOPHOBE ALWAYS A HOMOPHOBE

Milton Allimadi
New York, NY, United States

Jan 28, 2015 — Sam Kutesa, Uganda's corrupt and homophobic Minister of Foreign Affairs, who last year became President of the United Nations General Assembly, does not seem to learn any lesson at all now referring to the LGBT community as "frogs" as reported in Ugandan media.

He barely survived making it as President of the GA even though he should have been disqualified due to his ties to corruption and embezzlement and homophobia. His hostility towards the LGBT community goes against everything the United Nations is supposed to stand for -- the protection of human rights for all regardless of race, national origin, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

Now while visiting his home country, Uganda, which is still trying to re-introduce the homophobic law that calls for life sentences for members of the LGBT community after it was struck down by a Ugandan court on a technicality last year, the leading homophobe, Sam Kutesa, had this to say about the LGBT yesterday as reported in Uganda's leading independent newspaper The Daily Monitor, in reference to the LGBT community: "“No matter how much noise the frogs make, they cannot stop a cow from drinking water.”"

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Kutesa-lashes-out-at-pro-gay-activists/-/688334/2604322/-/tpfcj8/-/index.html

In other words the LGBT community is so inconsequential that it can croak as much as it wants (like frogs) but it had no bearing on his getting the job of President of the General Assembly ("drinking water.")

Well there is still time for you to show Kutesa how serious you are about the campaign to eject him as President of The General Assembly. In addition to his homophobia the United Nations has been protecting Kutesa over a scandal whereby he illegally enriched himself by billing the United Nations nearly $30 million without disclosing that while Uganda's foreign minister he was also Chairman of a vendor, ENHAS co., that had a multi-million dollar UN contract as reported on The Black Star News.

(After the reading the story -- see link below-- call Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's office at 212- 963-1234 and ask why the UN removed links on its website showing the millions of dollars paid to Kutesa from its website. If you're an American you should also alert your elected Congressional representative since the U.S. donates more than a third of the UN's budget meaning taxpayer money may have helped to illegally enrich Kutesa. The UN has never canceled the contract or tried to recoup the millions from Kutesa's company).

http://www.blackstarnews.com/us-politics/news/sam-kutesas-private-company-made-30-million-from-united-nations-contracts-is-un

The Black Star will continue reporting on the UN's coverup of how Kutesa illegally enriched himself through UN contracts in the next few weeks.

In the meantime make sure ALL your friends SIGN this ongoing Petition which now has 15,642 signatures to eject Kutesa who continues to express his bigotry towards the LGBT community.


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