Uganda’s parliament set to vote on tougher anti-LGBT bill
22 March 2023 | 10:14 am
Lawmakers in Uganda are voting on the bill as President Yoweri Museveni calls for investigations into homosexuality in the country. Uganda already has some of the most draconian anti-LGBT legislation in the world.
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