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The UK is ordered to return a gay woman after wrongly deporting her to Uganda.
The 25-year-old, who was deported five years ago, was told she could return in a landmark court ruling.
Known as Africa’s Queen of Hip Hop, Keko has won numerous awards and has performed across the continent.
The rapper was one of the few Ugandan celebrities to speak out against her country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act in 2014 (the law was later annulled by the courts).
Late last year, new Home Office statistics revealed the UK had rejected more gay and bi asylum claims than ever before.
New Home Office statistics reveal the grant rate for people claiming asylum on the basis of sexual orientation has fallen from 39% in 2015 to 22% in 2017.
Keko, the popular Ugandan rapper, has bravely chosen to come out as lesbian in one of the world’s most homophobic countries.
Under colonial-era legislation, homosexuality is illegal in Uganda with penalties including life in prison.She was removed on the grounds the Home Office did not believe she was gay.But now, a High Court judge has ruled the government’s decision to refuse her claim was reached by an unfair process.‘Home Office officials have turned down genuine applicants, advised them to go home and “act discreetly” or even suggested religion can “cure” them,’ we said.‘We call on the government to enact an immediate moratorium on deporting or detaining any asylum seekers.