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Uganda Parliament passes Anti Homosexuality bill, “filling gaps,” adding further blows to HIV response

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Substituting life in prison for the death penalty as the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality,” the Ugandan Parliament passed its Anti Homosexuality Bill today, filling “gaps,” it says, in existing law. While a text of the current bill is not available, “aggravated homosexuality,”  under the 2009 bill includes being a “serial offender” or being an “offender” […]