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Sweden Resumes Aid to Uganda After Suspending It Over Anti-gay Law

Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that increases punishment for homosexuals. Uganda relies on aid to fund about 20 percent of its annual state budget, but it has resisted Western pressure to rescind the law, enacted in February, which imposes jail terms of up to life for “aggravated homosexuality” -- including gay sex with a minor or while HIV-positive. The Swedish embassy in Kampala said it...

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