Posts tagged ‘Sexual Minorities Uganda’

January 27, 2011

Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato found murdered

by Accidental Bear

These stories make my blood boil. I say eye for an eye. I can’t imagine living in such fear. All things in perspective, TODAY I WILL NOT COMPLAIN ABOUT ANYTHING!

VIA guardian.co.uk home


Real and substantive’ investigation urged after advocacy officer for Sexual Minorities Uganda bludgeoned to death in Mukono

    • David Kato was murdered weeks after winning a court case against the Ugandan newspaper Rolling StoneDavid Kato was murdered weeks after winning a court case against the Ugandan newspaper Rolling Stone over its policy of identifying homosexuals in its pages. Photograph: Marc Hofer/AFP/Getty Images

One of Uganda‘s most prominent gay rights activists has been murdered in his home weeks after winning a court victory over a tabloid that called for homosexuals to be killed.

David Kato, the advocacy officer for Sexual Minorities Uganda, was bludgeoned to death in Mukono, Kampala, yesterday afternoon. Witnesses saw a man fleeing the scene in a car, and police are investigating.

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