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  • 27th November 2012

    US discusses anti-gay bill with Uganda 16

    Secretary Johnnie Carson has met with Uganda’s Rebecca Kadaga

    3:33 PM — The US State Department’s envoy to Africa has met with Uganda’s parliamentary speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who has promised to pass the country’s notorious Anti-Homosexuality bill as a “Christmas gift”.

  • 23rd November 2012

    Uganda drops death penalty from anti-gay bill 28

    The bill had initially proposed the death penalty for certain homosexual acts

    1:42 PM — Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will no longer include capital punishment after scrutiny by a parliamentary committee, according to an MP.

  • 19th May 2011

    Reports say Ugandan parliament will return to the anti-gay bill 11

    Reports say Uganda's parliament will return to the anti-gay bill

    12:09 PM — Reports suggest that Uganda's new parliament will consider the notorious anti-homosexuality bill. The last parliament, which was dissolved last week, ran out of time to debate the draft legislation, which calls for the death penalty for some cases of gay sex.

  • 13th May 2011

    Ugandan parliament adjourns without vote on anti-gay bill 50

    The bill would have strengthened Uganda's current laws against homosexuality (Photo: Brett Lock)

    3:16 PM — Uganda's parliament adjourned today without voting on a gay execution bill. The anti-homosexuality bill was expected to be debated today but Speaker Edward Ssekandi Kiwanuk said there is no time to take up the bill in this session.

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