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Ugandan President Dismisses Western Aid Cuts At Rally Supporting Anti-Gay Law

News outlets report on a Ugandan rally supporting the country’s anti-gay law, at which President Yoweri Museveni dismissed Western aid cuts.

Associated Press: Uganda holds ‘thanksgiving’ event for anti-gay law
“President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has launched fresh condemnation of gays, saying they deserve punishment because homosexuality ‘is criminal and it is so cruel’…” (3/31).

Reuters: Ugandan president dismisses aid cuts at rally against gays
“President Yoweri Museveni told a rally of religious leaders, politicians and thousands of supporters on Monday that Uganda could live without aid that Western donors suspended or diverted in protest at an anti-gay bill that became law in February…” (Biryabarema, 3/31).