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Uganda anti-homosexuality bill bbc


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Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled...

Uganda's parliament has passed a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts to include life imprisonment in some cases. The anti-homosexuality bill also makes it a crime punishable by a prison sentence not to report gay people.

Uganda plans to introduce a...

The bill has been condemned by world leaders since it was mooted in - US President Barack Obama called it "odious". The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga in Kampala says the government knows there will be an international outcry, which could see some countries suspend aid to the country. She says that Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi might follow up on his complaints about a lack of quorum, while it remains to be seen whether President Yoweri Museveni will sign the bill into law.

Uganda anti-homosexuality bill bbc

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