Entry #916: Homosexual activity in Uganda

Original entry by psyklic psyklic ()

RegionUganda
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Start DateFeb 24, 2014
End DateJul 31, 2014
DescriptionUnder this bill, "aggravated homosexuality" is punishable by imprisonment for life. Includes provisions which make it illegal to aid homosexuality, touch with the intent of homosexuality, and promote homosexuality. Allows extradition for homosexuality-related offenses. Earlier referred to internationally as the "Kill the Gays" bill when first proposed on October 13, 2009, life imprisonment was substituted for the death penalty following international pressure. Prior to this bill, homosexuality was illegal under Section 145 of the penal code, punishable by up to life imprisonment.
Sourceshttp://wp.patheos.com.s3.amazonaws.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/files/2014/02/Anti-Homosexuality-Act-2014.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uganda_Anti-Homosexuality_Bill


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1. Revision #119 ( by robertshippey)
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End Date2014-07-319999-12-12
NoteUnder this bill, "aggravated homosexuality" is punishable by imprisonment for life. Includes provisions which make it illegal to aid homosexuality, touch with the intent of homosexuality, and promote homosexuality. Allows extradition for homosexuality-related offenses. Earlier referred to internationally as the "Kill the Gays" bill when first proposed on October 13, 2009, life imprisonment was substituted for the death penalty following international pressure. Prior to this bill, homosexuality was illegal under Section 145 of the penal code, punishable by up to life imprisonment.Under this bill, \"aggravated homosexuality\" is punishable by imprisonment for life. Includes provisions which make it illegal to aid homosexuality, touch with the intent of homosexuality, and promote homosexuality. Allows extradition for homosexuality-related offenses. Earlier referred to internationally as the \"Kill the Gays\" bill when first proposed on October 13, 2009, life imprisonment was substituted for the death penalty following international pressure. Prior to this bill, homosexuality was illegal under Section 145 of the penal code, punishable by up to life imprisonment.