BBC News – Uganda anti-gay bill ‘shelved by parliament’


With thanks to Avaaz…….

“Uganda’s parliament has adjourned without debating a controversial bill which includes the death penalty for some homosexual acts.

It had been reported that a vote could be held on Friday.

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill has been condemned by Western leaders and human rights groups, some of whom are celebrating “victory”.

via BBC News – Uganda anti-gay bill ‘shelved by parliament’.

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