Uganda’s president refuses to sign anti-LGBT right bill — for now
21 April 2023 | 5:31 am
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni did not sign into law a controversial bill against homosexuality that would prescribe the death penalty in some cases. He has called for minor changes to the proposed legislation.
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