Review: God Loves Uganda

Review: God Loves Uganda

Set amidst the cityscape of Kampala and the rolling hills of Ugandan countryside, the film God Loves Uganda, produced by Oscar winner Roger Ross Williams, takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society. The film...
Ugandan Human Rights Group Using U.S. Law to Sue Anti-Gay Pastor

Ugandan Human Rights Group Using U.S. Law to Sue Anti-Gay Pastor

The Alien Tort Statute gives foreign nationals the right to sue U.S. citizens or corporations for human rights violations committed overseas. The law goes back hundreds of years but has been historically underutilized in the prosecution of abuses by U.S.-based...
Is It Time for an African Pope?

Is It Time for an African Pope?

The startling resignation of Pope Benedict XVI is the first since 1415, when Pope Gregory XII stepped down to help resolve a schism in the Catholic Church. At 85 years old, Pope Benedict cites his advanced age, failing health, and lack of strength as the reasons for...