Missing Ugandan trans woman found;hospitalised

Nash, the missing Ugandan transwoman who was attacked October12 in Kampala, together with a colleague, Zari, as we reported yesterday has been found alive but with multiple injuries. LGBT community paralegals  from Campus Liberty Uganda and Gala Initiative Uganda, a Bisexual advocacy group have taken her to hospital.

From the African Human Rights Media Network


                                                                  Nash visibly in pain at a hospital in Kampala. Photo courtesy of Campus Liberty Uganda


By Kikonyogo Kivumbi

Babu Ramadhan, the Executive Director of Campus Liberty Uganda, has confirmed to Erasing 76 Crimes Wednesday morning in Kampala that Nash is out of danger, and doctors say she is responding well to treatment

She escaped the mob with injuries and ran to a friend’s house where she has been getting first aid,and terrified to go to hospital.

Nash and Zari as commonly known in the LGBT community were badly beaten by unknown people occurred in the Namasuba area, about 6 kilometres from Kampala City Center along the Kampala-Entebbe International Airport road as reported on Erasing 76 Crimes yesterday.

Friends visit Nash where she is currently admitted in hospital

A case has been opened at Namusabu Police Station.










Kikonyogo Kivumbi, the author of this article, is the executive director of the Uganda Health and Science Press Association.

Written by Kikonyogo Kivumbi

Kikonyogo Kivumbi is the executive director of the Uganda Health and Science Press Association. Contact him at [email protected]

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