'Mob justice': Ugandan artist’s appeal for human rights

The Erasing 76 Crimes blog here presents another piece of artwork by Vincent Kyabayinze, who uses his art to appeal for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans.

Rural communities in Uganda unfortunately aren't the only places where residents' uninformed fears and hatred of their LGBTI neighbors leads to the type of human rights violations frequently called "mob justice." (Artwork courtesy of Vincent Kyabayinze)
Rural communities in Uganda unfortunately aren’t the only places where residents’ uninformed fears and hatred of their LGBTI neighbors leads to the type of human rights violations frequently called “mob justice.” (Artwork courtesy of Vincent Kyabayinze)

Vincent Kyabayinze is director of Uganda-based East African Visual Artists, which uses visual arts to advocate for human rights, working to improve the visibility, dignity and rights of LGBTI, sex workers and people living with HIV and AIDS.

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Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, and editor/publisher of Erasing 76 Crimes. Contact him at info@76crimes.com.

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