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Uganda Gay Rights Activist David Kato Killed

Society & Culture  (tags: Uganda, Gay Rights, Killing, Activist, Society )

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A Ugandan gay rights campaigner who last year sued a local newspaper which named him as being homosexual has been killed, activists say.

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Rose Becke (141)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 12:12 am

Beth M (46)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 4:41 am
..this is very sad...this man had been beaten many times before ..How very brave are those who stand loud and proud in the face of such bigotry..Rest in peace...x

Amena Andersson (187)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 11:04 am
Makes me sad and angry. There are not enough good people in the world and way to many bad ones. Too bad we lost another good one.

Montzee Martinez (13)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 8:47 pm
its so sad

pam w (139)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:12 pm
He was obviously a very brave man, especially living in a land of religious superstition and "gospel"-fueled hatred.

Montzee Martinez (13)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:14 pm

Robert B (10)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:34 pm
That's awful. I knew something like this would happen once his name was made public. Uganda is one of the most ignorant countries when it comes to the FACTS/TRUTH about homosexuality. If the losers in that country were a little more intelligent/informed that gays aren't bad, this poor man would still be alive today.

Many are thankful for your strenght & courage.

You will be missed Mr. Kato!

Lisa H (180)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:34 pm
Kato always knew he was likely to die for his activism, but he continued to fight for justice. He was the true definition of courageous. May his suffering and death not be in vain. And Nathan H, I think somewhere in those gospels of yours it says the right of Judgement belongs to God. Since you aren't him, I guess you will meet up with lots of nice gays in your hell!

Robert B (10)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:35 pm

Angie Taylor (0)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 9:39 pm
Absolutely heartbreaking. A safe and welcome world for all couldn't come soon enough :(

Kaori Anzai (1)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 10:27 pm
This is a really bad news. Especially to those gays out there.

Shirley S (187)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:25 am
As I note this post there is a advertisement nearby to "Browse Thousands of Gay Singles on ZOOSK"

Krasimira B (175)
Friday January 28, 2011, 10:31 am
A brave man.

Shannon Hudgens (18)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:03 am
Heart breaking.

Alejandra Vega (139)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:48 am
OMG!!! Throw the criminals to jail NOW!

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:50 pm
Appalling! So much stupidity.....

Robert O (12)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:31 pm
How tragic. Those that take a stand and fight for the rights of others are senselessly and brutally murdered while hateful, intolerant pieces of human garbage are allowed to carry on with their pathetic lives. :( It's not fair. I'm not naive and know that life isn't fair but I still have a hard time trying to figure out why it's so profoundly unfair!

Oca Atadero (1)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:14 am
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