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Mourners pay their last respects during the funeral of David Kato, a Ugandan gay-rights activist, in Mukono, Uganda, last month. Activists were outraged over the death of Kato, an advocacy officer for the gay-rights group Sexual Minorities Uganda. His slaying comes after a year of stepped-up threats against gays in Uganda, where a controversial bill has proposed the death penalty for some homosexual acts. (Associated Press)
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Mourners pay their last respects during the funeral of David Kato, a Ugandan gay-rights activist, in Mukono, Uganda, last month. Activists were outraged over the death of Kato, an advocacy officer for the gay-rights group Sexual Minorities Uganda. His slaying comes after a year of stepped-up threats against gays in Uganda, where a controversial bill has proposed the death penalty for some homosexual acts. (Associated Press)

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