Biden slams Uganda anti-gay law, urges repeal

Uganda has passed the Anti-Homosexuality Act which makes gay sex punishable by life imprisonment. – EPA pic, May 30, 2023.

US President Joe Biden yesterday slammed Uganda’s draconian new law against homosexuality as a grave human rights violation, and threatened to cut aid and investment in the east African country.

He called for the immediate repeal of the tough new measures, which state among other things that “engaging in acts of homosexuality” in Uganda would be an offence punishable with life imprisonment.

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