uganda's Buturo

“Killing them might not be helpful”

SOUNDBITES — “There have been a lot of discussions in government … regarding the proposed law, but we now think a life sentence could be better because it gives room for offenders to be rehabilitated. Killing them might not be helpful.” —Uganda’s Ethics Minister James Nsaba Buturo, indicating the government will remove the death penalty from the punishments for “serial offenders” under its Anti-Homosexuality Bill (via Reuters)