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Ugandan TV Coverage of David Kato’s Murder

Jim Burroway

January 28th, 2011
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Police are attributing David Kato’s murder to robbery. We’ve seen it often enough elsewhere in Europe and America where local authorities are loathe to investigate hate crimes. The mere fact that items are missing doesn’t mean that a hate crime did not occur. If a homophobe is burning a gay man to death, for example, why not take a watch as a trophy and money to party with later? Yet that’s often enough for police to quickly try to eliminate the stigma of a hate crime in the local community. If police in this country are very resistant to investigate crimes as hate crime even when the evidence for those charges are overwhelming, how can we expect anything different in Uganda?

And as for the man in custody undergoing interrogation, don’t believe for a minute that the kind of interrogation he’s going through is anything like what you see on Law and Order.



January 29th, 2011 | LINK

The same thing hapopens in the USA.

A string of School Children are bullied to the point of suicide, and then Christians say “this has nothing to dso with OUR (hate) speech”

This is religious persecution a.k.a. “Holy Murder”

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