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Uganda: Law Rolls Back Basic Rights

Email Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s signing of the Anti-Homosexuality bill into law is a deeply worrying infringement on the human rights of all Ugandans. The law, signed by Museveni in Kampala on February 24, 2014, increases penalties for some forms of consensual same-sex conduct between adults; curtails constitutionally protected rights to privacy, family life, and equality; and violates internationally protected rights to freedom of association and expression. (Nairobi) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s signing of the Anti-Homosexuality bill into law is a deeply worrying…

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