Wave of anti-LGBT violence in Uganda
24 April 2023 | 10:58 am
Uganda has seen a new wave of hatred and “anti-gay” demonstrations sweep through the country since January... after a case of suspected paedophilia in a school became a pretext to condemn the entire LGBT community.
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