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Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill ‘a grave assault on human rights’

Headline Title:  Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill ‘a grave assault on human rights’ 07 February 2012 Uganda’s Parliament today re-introduced a proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill which Amnesty International considers a “grave assault on human rights” that must be rejected. Under the bill, gay and lesbian people in Uganda could face the death penalty for so-called “aggravated homosexuality” – a definition which includes consensual sexual conduct. “It’s alarming and disappointing that Uganda’s Parliament will once again consider the Anti-Homosexuality Bill,” said Michelle Kagari, Deputy…

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