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Third Ugandan Youth Worker Detained by Police for Interrogation

By Melanie Nathan, January 31, 2013. Recently we reported on the arrests of two youth human rights defenders from the LGBTI group, Youth on the Rock, who were arrested by police around New Years eve,  on accusations of homosexuality and recruiting people into homosexuality. Yesterday a third person who had been sought by the police […]

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Second Gay Youth Worker Arrested in Uganda

While trying to visit co-worker at police station – fear and panic setting in as Gays experience heightened persecution in Uganda  By Melanie Nathan, January 02, 2012.  10.20 AM PST In a heightened ramp up of persecution of  Gay Ugandans, a young man Kabuye Najibu was arrested in Uganda a few hours ago, while visiting […]

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Ugandan LGBTI Youth Group Founder Arrested for Homosexuality

By Melanie Nathan, Dec 31, 2012. While many of us celebrate New Years Eve, our LGBTI family around the world suffer persecution and are unable to openly celebrate with their loved ones.  Reports are coming in from Uganda that one of the founders of LGBTI group Youth on Rock Foundation, (YRF)  was arrested by police […]

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