​​Outcry as Uganda signs anti-gay bill into law

UGANDA announced today President Yoweri Museveni had signed into law draconian new measures against homosexuality described as among the world’s harshest, prompting condemnation from human rights and LGBT groups.

The passage of the anti-gay bill comes despite warnings from Uganda’s international partners, including close ally the United States, of repercussions should the controversial proposal become law.