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Court Releases LGBT+ People Jailed in Uganda
Nineteen gay men and trans women who were arrested in a raid on an LGBT+ shelter in Uganda in March are finally free after charges against them were dropped. The director of public prosecutions officially withdrew all charges against the traumatised individuals who’d been refused bail and access to their...
Uganda Prison
LGBT+ rights groups have raised concerns for the safety of the 19 men who were arrested in a violent raid on an LGBT+ youth homeless shelter in Uganda, who are yet to be granted bail. Led by the Mayor of Nsangi Municipality, the Children of the Sun Foundation’s shelter for...
Uganda Raid
Under the cover of the Coronavirus pandemic, an LGBTI+ homeless shelter in Uganda has been raided by government security forces. The Children of the Sun Foundations shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth in the town of Kyengera was raided by residents and security forces on the morning of 29 March, in...
Uganda Police
Over half of the 120 occupants at a popular gay-friendly bar have been arrested and charged in the nation of Uganda. According to reports, approximately Sixty-seven individuals were arrested during a Sunday raid which included armed military personnel, on the bar Ram in Kampala. According to Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), 53 people have since been...
Uganda HIV
In an effort to help curb Uganda’s HIV transmission rates, Africa’s leading HIV experts have issued a joint statement urging the government to end the criminalisation of homosexuality.  The International AIDS Society (IAS) Governing Council Africa regional representatives which include, Serge Paul Eholié from Côte d’Ivoire, Keletso Makofane from Harvard University, James G. Hakim...
Uganda
The Ugandan government is facing widespread criticism and pressure following the arrests of 16 LGBTI activists. Demanding that the charges against the 16 individuals be dropped, LGBTI rights groups and civil society groups in the nations highlight that the activists were arrested despite initially being promised ‘protection’ from the police.  In...
16 have been arrested and tortured in Uganda following the latest wave of anti-LGBTI sentiment by the nation's police force. The men who are now facing charges of homosexuality are reported to be LGBTI rights activists and found themselves being arrested after calling the police themselves following being threatened by...
Following global outrage and shock that Uganda was on the verge of implementing the death penalty for LGBTI citizens, a spokesperson has since claimed that the law is not supported by the Government. Ofwono Opondo P’Odel, who is the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre has now denied reports...

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