Government announces the banning of 38 NGOs accused of promoting homosexuality

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Friday, 1 June 2012


The Ugandan government announced the ban of 38 non-governmental organizations (NGO) it accused of "promoting homosexuality" and "undermining the national culture". Simon Lokodo, the country's ethics and integrity minister, claimed the NGOs were

"..receiving support from abroad for Uganda's homosexuals and 'recruiting' young children into homosexuality."