Uganda: Government acted unconstitutionally in stopping LGBTI Pride activities

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The Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitiutional Law issued a press statement on August 16, 2016 to condemn the Uganda Police Force’s actions on the evening of 4th August, when they brutally and unlawfully stopped an LGBTI Beauty pageant, harrased participants and arrested 16 persons including human rights defenders.

The more than 200 attendees were locked inside the venue for over an hour while the Police confiscated some people’s phones and forced others to sit on the floor.

Find a link below to download the full statement.

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