[JURIST] A group of Uganda rights activists on Tuesday petitioned the country's Constitutional Court to overturn a recent law criminalizing the promotion and recognition of homosexual relations. President Yoweri Museveni signed the bill into law [JURIST report] last month, which imposes life sentences for those convicted of "aggravated homosexuality." The petitioners [AFP report], led by the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law [advocacy website], said that the law's passage has resulted in violence and retaliation against gays....

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