Tag Archives: Kampala

Uganda: Mob attacks activist, rushed to hospital

Blogger, activist and human rights advocate Melanie Nathan reported today  that a Ugandan activist and human rights defender,  Kelly Mukwano, was brutally beaten by a mob and taken to Nsambya hospital in Kampala. He suffered multiple injuries, blood loss and … Continue reading

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Supporters chip in to save sight of battered trans Ugandan

With support from a group of friends, activists and journalists, a Ugandan trans woman is scheduled for surgery tomorrow (Sept. 29) to treat her eyesight, which has been failing since she suffered a transphobic attack two years ago in Kampala, … Continue reading

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Ugandan appeal: Police probe of disputed, alleged murders

Leaders of LGBT rights groups in Uganda have asked Ugandan police to investigate reports that seven LGBT people have been stoned to death or burned alive in rural sections of the country in recent weeks. Kampala-based LGBT organizations believe that … Continue reading

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Seeking to save the eyesight of battered trans Ugandan

A group of friends, activists and journalists is seeking contributions to help save the eyesight of a Ugandan trans woman whose eyes have been failing since she suffered a transphobic attack two years ago in Kampala, Uganda. The story of … Continue reading

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Anti-gay Uganda today (4): Excluding gays from HIV care

This blog’s reports about Uganda on June 18: Anti-gay Uganda today (1): Activist due in court Anti-gay Uganda today (2): Warning about HIV bill Anti-gay Uganda today (3): A goof that won’t go away Anti-gay Uganda today (4): Excluding gays from HIV care   … Continue reading

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Anti-gay Ugandan tactic: Abusive, worthless anal exam

The defense team for two Ugandans charged with homosexual activity is preparing to counter any evidence produced by the prosecution from an anal exam that was conducted on one of the defendants. Anal exams are used against LGBT people in … Continue reading

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2 Ugandans face trial on gay-sex charges

Two Ugandans accused of homosexual activity are scheduled to face trial in May.  They have been held in Luzira Prison since their arrest in January. Kim Mukisa, 24, a businessman, and Jackson Mukasa,  19, pleaded not guilty Feb. 6 in … Continue reading

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