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Uganda President Signs Antigay Bill into Law

online.wsj.com Published: February 24, 2014
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KAMPALA, Uganda—Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed into law a controversial antigay bill, setting the stage for a showdown with Western donors and rights activists opposed to the legislation.



Although the bill has won praise in Uganda, especially among religious groups, human rights activists have decried the draconian measures to curb what Mr. Museveni has called "abnormal" behavior.

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