Recent months have seen the issue of homosexuality being widely debated in various African member states of the Commonwealth. Uganda’s proposed ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009’, calling for the execution of ‘repeat homosexual offenders’, has been internationally condemned.
Archive for January, 2010
Dr. Bari, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain, says diversity is the Commonwealth’s strength19th January 2010 by ZoeWare No Comments
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, talks about what the Commonwealth means to him and how its values of diversity and tolerance are an immense assest.
In the two weeks preceeding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago a group of 30 pupils at Westminster School, London, UK took part in a series of interactive lessons about the Commonwealth.
H.M. The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, highlighted the Commonwealth’s Relevance in its 60th Anniversary Year during her 2009 Christmas Broadcast. Her speech also featured video interviews with delegates at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Trinidad and Tobago.