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  • Olympic Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty
  • China Looks to Build Coal Plant in Jamaica Port
  • Venezuelan Protests Continue, Despite Carnival Holiday
  • 51 Dead in Blasts at Nigerian Market
  • Scotland Wants to Offer Gay Ugandans Asylum
  • Pride of Africa: Kenya Celebrates Nyong'o's Oscar
  • UN Expert Says Haiti Cholera Victims Deserve Compensation
  • Idris Elba, Desmond Tutu, Others Honor Mandela

Scotland Wants to Offer Gay Ugandans Asylum

Gay Ugandans who are threatened for their sexuality are being offered asylum by Scotland. The European nation is proposing a plan to help those individuals seeking refuge. In February, President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a bill that calls for life in prison if a person is convicted of engaging in gay sex.

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