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on December 20, 2013 in World News

Ugandan MPs pass bill punishing homosexuality with life in prison

Ugandan MPs pass bill punishing homosexuality with life in prison The Ugandan parliament has ratified a bill that will see homosexuals imprisoned for life, if the person is caught in the act more than once, according to activists and reports on Friday. One gay activist speaking to AFP following the vote said that now he is “officially illegal.” This is the toughest measure to have been accepted in the country yet, although there was an even more severe version of the bill, which involved a controversial death penalty clause, something that was excluded from the final draft, said the politician… View Article

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