Uganda

A Ugandan soldier stands guard in front of posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other candidates fin the parliamentary elections

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A Ugandan soldier stands guard in front of posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other candidates in the parliamentary elections

Ugandans queue to cast their vote in pre...Ugandans queue to cast their vote in presidential and parliamentary polls, on February 18, 2016 in Kampala. Ugandans began voting on February 18 in presidential and parliamentary polls, with veteran leader Yoweri Museveni widely expected to extend his power into a fourth decade. / AFP / CARL DE SOUZACARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

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Ugandans queue to cast their vote in presidential and parliamentary polls in Kampala 

A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in a poor market area of the capital Kampala, Uganda Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in Kampala, Uganda. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala 

Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot police fired tear gas at them and Besigye when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda

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Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot police fired tear gas at them and Besigye when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda

In Kony's Shadow exhibition...Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday February 12 Undated handout photo issued by Christian Aid of Maracillina Amee, 68, who the Lord's Resistance Army attacked in her village in the early 1990s, abducted two villagers, killed her 10-year-old daughter and cut off her nose with a knife, she is now scheduled to receive plastic surgery, via the Refugee Law Project. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday February 12, 2014. A multimedia exhibition has been produced to mark today's International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. In Kony's Shadow documents the stories of people who survived the terror of Joseph Kony's LRA in northern Uganda. See PA story POLITICS Soldiers. Photo credit should read: Christian Aid/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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A handout photo issued by Christian Aid shoes Maracillina Amee, 68, who was attacked in the 1990s by Lord’s Resistance Army soldiers, who cut off her nose and killed her 10-year-old daughter, is to receive plastic surgery via the Refugee Law Project. A multimedia exhibition to mark Tuesday’s International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, “In Kony’s Shadow”, documents the stories of those who survived the terror of Joseph Kony’s LRA in northern Uganda. The exhibition opens on March 5 at Gallery@Oxo, in London 

Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Homosexuality has been criminalized in Uganda where lawmakers have recently passed a new bill, which appears to have wide support among Ugandans, that prescribes life imprisonment for "aggravated" homosexual acts.

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Kenyan supporters of gay and lesbian rights wear masks as they protest outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya, against Uganda’s tough stance on homosexuality. Uganda lawmakers recently passed a bill that prescribed life imprisonment for ‘aggravated’ homosexual acts