Uganda announces ‘Kill the Gays’ bill that will impose death penalty on homosexuals

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Uganda’s government announced plans Thursday to reintroduce a bill which would impose death penalty on homosexuals in the East African country.

“Homosexuality is not natural to Ugandans, but there has been a massive recruitment by gay people in schools, and especially among the youth, where they are promoting the falsehood that people are born like that,” Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo told Reuters. “Our current penal law is limited. It only criminalizes the act. We want it made clear that anyone who is even involved in promotion and recruitment has to be criminalized. Those that do grave acts will be given the death sentence.”

The bill, popularly known as the “Kill the Gays”, was nullified five years ago on a technicality, but the government now has plans to resurrect it within weeks. Continue reading through this link

Uganda announces ‘Kill the Gays’ bill that will impose death penalty on homosexuals

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