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Uganda's Museveni signs anti-gay bill, defying donors, Washington

By Reuters | Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:45 PM
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By Elias Biryabarema

ENTEBBE, Uganda, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Uganda's president signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people on Monday, defying protests from rights groups, Western donors and a warning that it would complicate links with major ally Washington.

The new bill punishes anyone convicted of having gay sex with jail terms up to life, according to...

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