Journal Express 25 February 2014
By Terri Rupar
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a law that imposes a 14-year prison sentence for homosexual acts - and life sentences for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality." A measure imposing the death penalty was removed from an earlier version of the bill.
Samantha Lewthwaite may have been radicalised by an al-Qaida kingpin in Yemen, it has emerged. The widow of one of the July 7 bombers, Lewthwaite, who was born and raised for some time in Banbridge, Co Down, has claimed to have spent some time in Yemen, raising fears that she may have been influenced by al-Qaida's most prolific recruiter, Anwar al-Awalaki.