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Ugandan Parliament Passes Controversial NGO Bill

Uganda's parliament has passed a bill that rights groups say could severely limit the activities of non-governmental organizations inside the country. The bill is now awaiting the president's signature. Lawmakers passed the Non-Governmental Organizations Act despite fierce opposition from several civil society groups. The final version, made public this week, shows that one of the most contentious sections of the bill remains unchanged. The section prohibits “any act, which is...

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