The death penalty for homosexuality was historically implemented by a number of countries worldwide. It currently remains a legal punishment in several.
MPs in Uganda are to push for new laws to make homosexual acts punishable by death. James Nsaba Buturo, an MP, said parliamentarians wanted to retable a bill ruled unconstitutional by a court in that would introduce capital sentences for gay sex. In a handful of states, gay.
Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in unnatural sex in the east African nation. Same-sex relationships are considered taboo and gay sex is a crime across most of the continent.