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Friday, 1 August 2014

Breaking news!Ugandan Constitutional court annuls anti-gay laws...

Members of Uganda's gay community reacts as the anti-gay law is declared null and void

A constitutional court in Uganda annulled the country’s anti-gay legislation signed into the law by President Yoweri Museveni in February. The annulment happened today, Friday 1st August 2014.
Homosexual acts in the country were already illegal, but the new law allowed life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality” and banned the “promotion of homosexuality. The United States cut aids to the country over this legislation.

Uganda Court - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
According to AFP, the ruling was made before a courtroom packed with Ugandans opposing or supporting the measure. Activists erupted in loud cheers after the court ruled the law is now “null and void.”
Will Nigeria also annul its law if donors stop funding?

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