Civil Society Faces Rising Hostility in Uganda

The Ugandan government has increasingly used intimidation and obstructionist tactics against non-governmental organizations in the face of rising public criticism, especially those supporting homosexuality, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
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A protest at the Ugandan mission to the United Nations: The country's cabinet amended a proposed anti-gay law after strong foreign protests.

President Yoweri Museveni is believed to be considering another term in office. Since his re-election in 2011, public criticism of the government has escalated.

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