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Uganda: Brutal Killing of Gay Activist

Expand Relatives of Brian Wasswa carry his coffin during his funeral on October 6, 2019.  © HRAPF 2019 (Kampala) – Ugandan authorities should thoroughly investigate the fatal attack on October 4, 2019 on an activist for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, Human Rights Watch said today. The death of the activist, Brian Wasswa, comes as the Ugandan government calls for reintroducing an anti-homosexuality bill that would provide the death penalty for consensual same-sex acts. Wasswa, 28, was attacked at his home in Jinja, a city in eastern Uganda. Wasswa had worked…

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