Uganda still won't hang the gays, but it will extract billions of barrels of oil

Ugandan activist Jackie Asiimwe-Mwesige


KPFA Evening News, 12.29.2012

Uganda's Parliament failed to pass the infamous Anti-Homosexuality Bill, otherwise known as the Hang-the-Gays Bill, in December, despite the Speaker of Parlliament's promise to make it a Christmas gift to Ugandans.  The country's Parliament did, however, pass the Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production Bill, regarding the exploitation of vast oil reserves in Lake Albert, on Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  KPFA spoke to Ugandan activist Jackie Asiimwe-Mwesige about both bills.  


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