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(From The Monitor (Uganda) - AAGM)
Byline: Grace Matsiko
THE Human Rights Watch (HRW), a global human rights body has attacked Uganda for proposing a law banning same sex marriage saying it is deepening repression.
"In voting for a constitutional amendment to criminalise marriage between persons of the same sex, Uganda's Parliament has struck a gratuitous blow for prejudice and against basic human rights", the HRW said in a statement posted on its website on Thursday.
"Uganda already imposes draconian prison sentences on people who engage in homosexual conduct," Mr Scott Long, the director of the Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …