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LGBT Progress Overshadowed by Abuses


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United Nations GA

Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 00:23 a.m. EDT, 3 June 2015 NEW YORK – The second report ever released by the United Nations on protecting LGBT rights was published today by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The report outlines steps for governments to take in stopping LGBT discrimination. […]

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Al-Shabaab Prosecutor Murdered in Kampala



High Court of Uganda, Kampala, Photo by Tom

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 1:31 p.m. EST, 29 May 2015 KAMPALA, Uganda – It’s been almost five years since the perilous al-Shabaab bombings in Kampala, Uganda that left 79 dead during the World Cup Final. But the death toll from this terrorist group rose again after they followed and murdered Ms. Joan Kagezi, […]

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Ugandans Leverage Viral Activism



Former child abductee with LRA, Photo by Sean Sprague

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:54 PM EDT,  23 April 2012 KAMPALA, Uganda – The Joseph Kony video that revealed gross human rights abuses in Uganda, particularly with regard to the kidnapping of children who were subsequently pressed into war as child soldiers, is not without its critics. Many Ugandans feel that their involvement in […]

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Victoria Seeds | Josephine Okot



Mother Farming with Children, Photo by Gates Foundation

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:23 PM EDT, 13 March 2012 KAMPALA, Uganda – With the recent fervor over the viral Joseph Kony video, Uganda has shot to the forefront of many American’s consciousness. There are many tragedies occurring across the Continent, and we have focused most recently on the genocide that is occurring in […]

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Joseph Kony viral video campaign clouded in controversy


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African Child Soldier

Originally posted on National Post | News:
A documentary film aimed at exposing the heinous acts of Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony exploded over the Internet Wednesday, drawing praise and condemnation from the millions who viewed it. The half-hour film Kony 2012, made by the U.S. organization Invisible Children, tells the story of a child soldier named Jacob…

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