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Funeral of Ugandan LGBT Activist Marred by Homophobia

From: Human Rights Watch
Series: Rights Watch
Length: 08:12

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The funeral of murdered Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato (2011-01-28)

Hrw_logo200_small Human Rights Watch researcher Maria Burnett reports on the funeral of murdered Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato (2011-01-28). Burnett says the funeral was disrupted when a preacher expressed anti-gay sentiments. Kato was a leading voice in the fight against Uganda's controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

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Human Rights Watch researcher Maria Burnett reports on the funeral of murdered Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato (2011-01-28). Burnett says the funeral was disrupted when a preacher expressed anti-gay sentiments. Kato was a leading voice in the fight against Uganda's controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

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http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2011/01/27/uganda-promptly-investigate-killing-prominent-lgbt-activist