Box Turtle Bulletin » UK Denies Visa for Ugandan LGBT Advocate:
In other words “Your country has a horrible human rights record and we wouldn’t blame you for wanting to get away from it. But sorry, the Inn’s full, and we’re not going to risk the possibility of you trying to stick around illegally.” Its probably the most cynical thing I’ve read all day.
Perhaps the UK isn't quite the bastion of progressiveness it might seem. (There are points when its lightyears ahead of the US of A, but just as many when this sort of foolishness occurs)