The author of the bill said aid cuts were a price worth paying to preserve his country’s values
‘The West can keep their ‘aid’ to Uganda over homos,’ government spokesman says
(KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health minister says gays will not be discriminated against by medical workers after the country’s president signed a law that strengthens criminal penalties against homosexuals.
Health Minister Ruhakana Rugunda told The Associated Press Wednesday that a clause which would have required medical workers …
Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands have already cut over $26 million in aid
After law enacted outlawing homosexuality
(KAMPALA, Uganda) — A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals, outing some Ugandans who previously had not identified themselves as gay one day after the president enacted a harsh anti-gay law.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday’s signing of the bill by President …
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni called homosexuals “disgusting,” moments after signing a bill bringing into law harsh measures against homosexuality, in an interview with CNN.
Homosexuality was already banned, but new law makes it a crime not to report gay people to authorities
(ENTEBBE, Uganda) — Uganda’s president is expected on Monday to sign into law a controversial anti-gay bill that has harsh penalties for homosexual offenses.
The Uganda Media Center invited journalists Monday to witness the signing ceremony at the president’s official residence in Entebbe, about 40 kilometers (24.86 miles) from the …
Says it will complicate relations with the U.S. and “will be a step backward for all Ugandans”
Under the new law, gay people will be jailed for life
Calls for better ways to punish “abnormal” people
The law makes ‘aggravated homosexuality’ a crime punishable by life in prison