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David Kato remembered: A hero then, and a hero now

Saturday, January 26, 2013
David Kato advocated for the freedom of LGBTI Ugandans and for their right to their natural born sexual orientation in a heightened climate of hostility and homophobia ... Today on this second anniversary of the death of Kato, his friends, comrades, human rights defenders, and LGBTI people around the world are expressing their love, comforting each other and extolling the virtues of this great hero, with comments, memories and prayer for the peace of his dearly departed soul. [ Read more → ]
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Killer gets 30 years for brutal slaying of Ugandan gay rights activist

Friday, November 11, 2011
A Ugandan court on Thursday sentenced a man to 30 years in jail for the brutal slaying earlier this year of David Kato, one of Uganda's leading gay rights activists. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT History Month profile: David Kato, founder of Uganda gay rights movement

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
David Kato was the founder of Uganda’s LGBT civil rights movement. He was an outspoken advocate for equality in a country with some of the harshest anti-gay laws. His murder brought global attention to the plight of LGBT people in Uganda and Africa. [ Read more → ]
Giles Muhame, Editor of Uganda's Rolling Stone tabloid.

Ugandan police announce arrest in murder of gay activist David Kato

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Nsubuga Enock, the primary suspect in the murder of prominent Uganda gay rights activist David Kato, was arrested Tuesday enroute to visit with his girlfriend, according to Vincent Ssetake, a spokesman for the Ugandan National Police Force. [ Read more → ]
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Ugandan gay activist killed in cold blood: Were Christians accomplices in his murder?

Sunday, January 30, 2011
Prominent defender of gay rights in Uganda, David Kato, was murdered in his home by two blows with a hammer last Wednesday. What responsibility does the Christian Church bear for the outrageous murder of Kato? [ Read more → ]
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Violence erupts at funeral for slain Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato

Friday, January 28, 2011
Fistfights and shoving matches erupted during the funeral services for slain gay Rights Activist David Kato on Friday when the pastor conducting the service denounced Kato and other members of the LGBT community. [ Read more → ]
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White House issues statement honoring murdered Ugandan gay rights activist

Thursday, January 27, 2011
The White House today issued a statement by President Barack Obama regarding the murder of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato, who was found having been beaten in the skull with a hammer a his home. [ Read more → ]
David Kato Kisulle

Ugandan gay activist murdered, another’s life hangs in the balance

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Ugandan activist David Kato Kisulle has been murdered in his home in Kampala, according to the Box Turtle Bulletin and the BBC. He was found having been beaten in the skull with a hammer a his home and there is little more information than that at this time. [ Read more → ]
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