Ugandan Government To Introduce New Bill To Impose Death Penalty For Gay Sex

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Uganda plans bill imposing death penalty for gay sex
“Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in unnatural sex in the east African nation. The bill — colloquially known as ‘Kill the Gays’ in Uganda — was nullified five years ago on a technicality and the government said it plans to resurrect it within weeks…” (Bhalla, 10/10).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: FACTBOX — Beyond Uganda and Brunei, eight countries rolling back LGBT+ rights
“Uganda on Thursday announced plans for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, following plans announced by Brunei earlier this year to do the same. … In addition to Uganda and Brunei, here are eight countries that have recently moved to roll back LGBT+ rights…” (Peyton, 10/10).

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