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Uganda Signs World’s Worst Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Truth Dig 31 May 2023
In a move sure to invite condemnation and risking sanctions, Uganda has approved a new, stricter anti-LGBTQ law that includes the death penalty ... Same-sex relations were already illegal in Uganda, as in more than 30 African countries, but the new law goes much further ... “Uganda’s ‘anti-gay’ bill is abhorrent, cruel and unjust.
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Anti-LGBTQ disinformation surges online in East Africa

Eye Witness News 31 May 2023
Uganda announced on Monday that President Yoweri Museveni had signed into law a draconian bill prescribing harsh measures including the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality" in certain circumstances, although Uganda has not carried out capital punishment for many years.
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UN chief 'very concerned' over Uganda anti-gay law ​

Manila Bulletin 31 May 2023
Dujarric said any potential effect on UN operations in Uganda was being assessed, even suggesting some work could halt ... Among other harsh measures, the new law prescribes a death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality" in certain circumstances, although Uganda has not carried out capital punishment for many years. .
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Uganda's president signs anti-gay bill into law ​

Manila Bulletin 30 May 2023
KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed ... Uganda's parliament on Twitter said Museveni had assented a new draft of the legislation approved by lawmakers earlier this month ... Uganda has not resorted to capital punishment for many years.
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US to consider visa restrictions over Uganda anti-gay law

Al Jazeera 30 May 2023
Blinken said the US was “deeply troubled” by Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law by President Yoweri Museveni on Monday. While same-sex relations were already illegal in Uganda, the new law imposes capital punishment for some behaviours including “aggravated homosexuality”, and 20 years in prison for “promoting” homosexuality.
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Uganda enacts harsh anti-LGBTQ law including death penalty

FBC News 30 May 2023
Uganda’s ... It stipulates capital punishment for “serial offenders” ....
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Most in US say don't ban race in college admissions but its role should be ...

Caledonian Record 30 May 2023
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Supreme Court decides the fate of affirmative action, most U.S ... The poll found little divide along political or racial lines ... kAmx? w@=<@VD G.6Hk^Am ... Russia launched 'largest drone attack' on Ukrainian capital before Kyiv Day; 1 killed ... Uganda's president signs into law anti-gay legislation with death penalty in some cases.
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Uganda signs anti-LGBTQ bill into law

Indian Express 29 May 2023
Uganda's 'Anti-Homosexuality Act' ... Museveni had also advised lawmakers to remove a provision that made 'aggravated homosexuality' subject to capital punishment, but this suggestion was rejected by Uganda's parliament ... Uganda has not carried out capital punishment in many years.
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Uganda's president signs anti-gay bill into law

Manila Bulletin 29 May 2023
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed into law a controversial anti-gay bill, his office and the country's parliament said, introducing draconian measures against homosexuality that have been described as among the world's harshest ... Uganda has not resorted to capital punishment for many years.
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Outcry as Uganda's anti-gay bill signed into lawThe passage of the anti-gay bill comes despite ...

Deccan Herald 29 May 2023
Uganda announced Monday that President Yoweri Museveni had signed into law draconian new measures against homosexuality described as among the world's harshest, prompting condemnation from human rights and LGBTQ groups ... Uganda has not resorted to capital punishment for many years ... Uganda.
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Outcry as Uganda's anti-gay bill signed into law

Eye Witness News 29 May 2023
The passage of the anti-gay bill came despite warnings from Uganda's international partners, including close ally the United States, of repercussions should the controversial proposals become law. KAMPALA - Uganda ... Uganda has not resorted to capital punishment for many years.
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Uganda brings in one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws dubbed 'state-sponsored homophobia' which includes ...

The Daily Mail 29 May 2023
Uganda's president on Monday signed into law strict new anti-gay legislation that would approve the death penalty for people found guilty of having gay sex when HIV positive ... Uganda has not resorted to capital punishment for many years ... 'It's a very dark and sad day for the LGBTIQ community, our allies and all of Uganda.'.
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Factbox: Global firms in Uganda face LGBTQ conundrum

Reuters 29 May 2023
May 29 (Reuters) - Uganda's tough new anti-LGBTQ law, which stipulates the death penalty for "serial offenders", presents a conundrum for multi-nationals wanting to grow in Africa while promoting diversity and inclusion ... Google, owned by Alphabet (GOOGL.O), launched its first wi-fi network in Uganda in 2015 in the capital, Kampala.
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Sen. Ted Cruz calls Uganda homosexuality law 'horrific' and 'wrong'

WPTV 29 May 2023
Ted Cruz spoke out against a new law signed by the president of Uganda in east Africa that would punish its LGBTQ citizens, including allowing for the death penalty in some cases.&nbsp; ... Homosexuality was already illegal in Uganda, but the country's new law heightens penalties, including allowing for the death penalty.

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