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Denmark, Norway Reduce Uganda Aid Over Anti-Gay Law

Two European countries are reducing aid to the Ugandan government because of its new anti-homosexuality law. Denmark said Wednesday it will redirect about $9.1 million that was intended for the government to Ugandan civil society and the private sector. Norway said earlier it will hold back about $8.2 million in aid to Uganda, while increasing its support for "human rights and democracy defenders." Sweden has threatened a similar cutback. All three countries joined the...

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