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Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Bill must be scrapped

Headline Title:  Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Bill must be scrapped 20 December 2013 Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni must veto the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which was passed in a surprise vote this morning, Amnesty International said. The passage of the Bill – which dramatically increases the criminal penalties for consensual sexual activity between adults of the same sex – amounts to a grave assault on human rights.  In addition to violating rights to privacy, family life and equality, the bill threatens freedom of association and expression – all protected under Ugandan and…

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