Under cover of COVID-19, Uganda targets LGBTQ+ shelter

“The number of LGBTQ+ people arrested in Uganda has at least doubled since March. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has learned of more than 100 cases across the country in which police or military have been accused of using new powers brought in during the pandemic to arrest, extort or imprison LGBTQ+ people.”

via Mail & Guardian
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