Video: Letter urging Ugandan president to veto anti-gay law handed into London commission
Wednesday’s protest outside Uganda’s High Commission in central London against the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill was filmed by freelance journalist James Wright.
Campaigners handed in a letter addressed to Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni, urging him not to sign the bill into law.
It extends the current penalty of life imprisonment for anal sex to all other same-sex acts, even mere kissing and touching. The law introduces jail terms of five to seven years for promoting homosexuality, including advocating LGBT rights or assisting LGBT people or events.
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