Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law Prompts Court Petition

Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights. The Anti-Homosexuality Act metes out jail terms of up to life for “aggravated homosexuality” while “aiding and abetting homosexuality” is punishable by seven year prison sentences. Some Western(…)