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REUTERS/James Akena- A man reads a publication by a civil society coalition on human rights and constitutional law in Kampala March 1, 2010. A petition from aids service providers, spiritual mentors and counselors calling for rejection of the anti-homosexuality bill was handed to the speaker of Uganda parliament on Monday, calling on the legislators to drop the bill.
The Painful Case of Pastor Scott Lively, Homophobe to the World
February 4, 2014, Jonathan Rauch
Jonathan Rauch examines the case of Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Scott Lively and condemns the fact that not a single prominent U.S. Christian leader has spoken up against Pastor Scott Lively's persecution of homosexuals.
Middle East and North Africa
January 3, 2014, Kemal Kirişci
December 27, 2013, Ross Tilchin
November 2013, Allen Keiswetter and John Chane
November 2013, Haris Tarin and Asma Uddin
November 2013, Hamid Khan, Kathleen Kuehnast, Manal Omar and Susan Hayward
October 31, 2013, Stephen M. Davis
Interview | New Mexico in Focus
October 25, 2013, Jonathan Laurence
October 10, 2013, Angela Stent
Opinion | The Huffington Post
October 7, 2013, Salman Shaikh
Article | Dissent Magazine
Fall 2013, Jonathan Laurence
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E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
William A. Galston
The Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe
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