“This is an important step in the right direction for the human rights not just of the LGBT community but of all Ugandans,” a spokesperson for the National Security Council said.
“I would acknowledge we’re sometimes slow,” Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski said.
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“This is a bit of hope,” said one of the lawyers in a case.
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